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Bobby Winford Johnson

July 13, 1936 — February 9, 2022

For we know that if the earthly tent we live in is destroyed, we have a building from God, an eternal house in heaven, not built by human hands. II Corinthians 5:1 NIV

Bobby Winford Johnson, 85, of West Hamlin passed away Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at Cabell Huntington Hospital. He was born July 13, 1936 in West Hamlin, a son of the late James and Laura Johnson. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Irene Lee Johnson; sisters Ethlene Johnson Stollings, Marie Johnson, Thelma Burns, and Anna Lee Adkins; and brothers Wilford Johnson and Elmer Johnson.

He retired in 1998 from the West Virginia Department of Highways. He loved to go fishing, watch Westerns, and spend time with his grandchildren and his two dogs.

He is survived by one son, Randy Johnson (Beverly) of West Hamlin; one grandson, Shawn Johnson (Sabrina) of south Point; one granddaughter, Jaimee Gue (Nicholas) of West Hamlin; six great grandchildren, Lucy, Leo, and Calvin Johnson and Jenna, Jaycee, and Jayla Gue; and one sister, Jean Bragg.

The family would like to thank his caregivers, Donna and Amber Jeffrey, Judy Salmons, Terry Pennington, LCOC and the staff of Cabell Huntington Hospital.

Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, February 13, 2022 at McGhee Handley Funeral Home in West Hamlin with ministers Tommy Adkins and Lonnie Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in Ray Cemetery, West Hamlin, WV.

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Sunday, February 13, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

McGhee-Handley Funeral Home

West Hamlin, WV

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