Thomas Gail Johnson, age 82, of Dawson Springs, KY passed away on Sunday, August 22, 2021 at Baptist Health in Madisonville, KY. Mr. Johnson was born on September 5, 1938 to the late Benjamin Johnson and Ruby Messamore Johnson in Dawson Springs, KY. He was a retired coal miner and a heavy equipment operator at Harrison Construction. Mr. Johnson served his country in the United States Army.
He is survived by two daughters ~ Tammy Martin (Randy) of Dawson Springs, KY and Teresa Wood (Boyce) of Dalton, KY; a sister ~ Nancy Rogers of Cadiz, KY; a brother ~ Ellis Johnson of St. Charles, KY; six grandchildren ~ Rebecca DeLaCruz, Jonathan Wood, Kate Martin, Chasity Pace, Michael Johnson and Crissy Johnson; ten great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife ~ Joseph “Jo” Christine Johnson (departed 5/25/2021) a son ~ Thomas Anthony Johnson; sisters ~ Pauline Jackson and Jane Anne Johnson; brothers ~ Charles Johnson, James Johnson, Jimmy Johnson and Raymond Johnson.
A public graveside service will be held for Thomas Gail Johnson on Friday, August 27, 2021 at 10:00 AM at Rosedale Cemetery in Dawson Springs, KY. Active pallbearers include Randy Martin, Jonathan Wood, Tom Walker, Boyce Wood, Bo Jackson and Don Hopper.