GREENVILLE, KY., Beverly Wayne “Buddy” Johnson, 85, of Greenville passed away on Monday, November 21, 2022 at Maple Health and Rehabilitation. He was born in Muhlenberg County on September 26, 1937 the son of Winfield Scott Johnson and Evelyn Fitzhugh Johnson. He was an Army veteran and was a member of Carter Creek Missionary Baptist Church. He retired from TVA as a machinist in 2001. He was a UK basketball fan, a loving husband, father, and grandfather.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Charlesann Johnson.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years Beverly Ann Johnson of Greenville, 2 daughters Sheryl (Alan) Turpen of Florence, AL and Shannon (Jeff) Grundy of Greenville, 3 grandchildren Allyson Farris, Benjamin (Liz) Turpen, and Karsyn Grundy, 1 great-granddaughter Isla Ruth Farris, 1 brother Mike (Rita) Johnson of Central City.
Visitation will be held on Friday, November 25, 2022 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Gary’s Funeral Home in Greenville and after 9:00 AM on Saturday until time of funeral.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 26, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Gary’s Funeral Home in Greenville with Rev. John Day officiating assisted by Rev. Kerry Vincent. Burial will follow in Carter Creek Cemetery in Greenville, KY.