Allen “Buck” Johnson, age 81, of Huntington, passed away Saturday, March 28, 2020, at 7:46 am at his home. He worked at Ecolab for 33 ½ years, retiring in 2001, then worked for CF Industry from 2002-2007. He was a member of First Freewill Baptist Church, Huntington Fraternal Order of Eagles, VFW Post #2689 and American Legion Post #85.
Buck was born January 19, 1939, in Halo, Kentucky, a son of Willie and Delphia (Bryant) Johnson. On October 21, 1958 he married his beloved wife of 52 years Delores E. “Dee” King in Columbus, Ohio. She passed away September 3, 2011. Surviving are a son Robert A. “Bobby” (Tammy Bryan) Johnson of Bippus, a daughter Donna (Bernard) Culver of Huntington, 6 grandchildren Tina Marie Culver, Robert Allen Johnson Jr., and Dustin Johnson, Denise Andersen, Troy Andersen, Audrey Bryant, numerous great-grandchildren, 3 sisters Millie Skeens of Martin, KY, Betty Isaac of Wheelwright, KY, and Glenda McDowell of Huntington, and 1 brother Evergit “Big Boy” (Susanna) Johnson of Huntington. He was preceded in death by brothers Levi Johnson, Ova Johnson, Milliard Johnson, Bobby Johnson and sisters Merlin Johnson, Mildred Mitchell, Mammie Howell and Larie Lovejoy.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, March 31, from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at Deal-Rice Funeral Home- Huntington Chapel. Funeral Service will be Wednesday, April 1 at 11:00 am at the funeral home. Pastor Brunk Conley will officiate. Burial will follow in Gardens of Memory.
Preferred memorials are to American Legion Post #85, c/o Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.
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