Ernest “Ernie” Johnson 72, of Tilton, IL, passed away Saturday, November 21, 2020 at OSF Hospital in Danville. Ernie was born to CG & Mary Johnson of Crystal Springs, MS. He is survived by his ex-wife, Sally Johnson, children; Bill (Melissa) Johnson & Carrie Johnson of Danville, IL, Grandchildren: Cloe & Taylor (Nick Jones) Johnson and Ethan Hickman of Danville, IL: sister: Ruth (Michael) Granger of Crystal Springs, MS, Brothers-in-law: Dennis (Jo) Wood of Danville, IL, John (Carol) Wood of Slidell, IL, plus many nieces and nephews. Ernie is preceded in death by his parents, as well as two brothers: Charles & Wayne Johnson all of Crystal Springs, MS.
Ernie was a retired X-ray technologists of 40 years working at various hospitals from Lakeview in Danville, IL to John & Mary Kirby hospital in Monticello, IL, Hardy Wilson Hospital, Hazlehurst, MS and finished out his career at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Williamsport, IN.
Ernie loved going to all the grandkids activities. Ernie loved fishing, hunting, bowling, golfing, playing pool, cards, dominos and chess. Ernie had a love of reading Louis Lamour books as well as watching all kinds of movies.
Per his wishes Ernie will be cremated with no service at this time. Online condolences: www.rortvedtfuneralservices.com.
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