William Johnson, 87, Clarkville, died, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Virginia Street Baptist Church.

Burial will be at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery.

Visitation will be from noon to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Foston Funeral Home. The family will be present from 5 to 7 p.m.

A native of Paducah, he was born Jan. 2, 1932, the son of the late William and Flora Hudspett Johnson.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his twin; his brothers Howard and James Johnson; and sisters Lena Young, Gertrude Stevenson and Izora Connor.

Survivors include wife of 26 years, Shirley Murrill Johnson, Clarksville; and his brother, Martin (Betty) Johnson, Hopkinsville.

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