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Michael R. Johnson

November 30, 2018

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Michael Richard Johnson, 71 of Florence, died on November 30th. Mike was an avid fisherman and hunter. He enjoyed many years coaching for the Boone County Pee Wee League and his membership of the Kentucky Thoroughbred Racing Commission. Mike started his career as a History Teacher and retired as a Federal Probation Officer. He is preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Phyllis Johnson. He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Joyce Johnson nee: Tibbs; daughter, Kelley (Cliff) Queen; son, Joe “Joey” (Erin) Johnson; grandchildren, Abigail Johnson, Hayden Johnson and Lucille Queen; sisters, Nancy (Paul) Trammell and Betsy (Tim) Nieporte and brother, Harold (Cheryl) Johnson. A Memorial Visitation will be held Wednesday, December 5th 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Donations can be made in Mike’s name to the following organizations Wounded Warrior Project Donor Care Center PO Box 75841 Topeka, Kansas 66675-8541, Permanently Disable Jockeys Fund PO Box 803 Elmhurst, IL 60126 or to St. Elizabeth Hospice 483 S. Loop Rd. Edgewood, KY 41017.