WILLIAM “BILL” JOHNSON
William Louis Johnson, 75 of Herold, WV passed
away on Monday, March 11, 2019 in the Ansted Center
Nursing Home after a short illness. Born October 18,
1943 at Charleston, he was a son of the late Carmel and
Mabel Johnson. He was also preceded in death by his
sister, Anna Mae Murphy; brothers, Glen, and John and
his wife, Margaret.
He attended the Birch River Baptist Church, was a
retired construction worker having help build Interstate
79, built a home for his parents at Herold, enjoyed
running Johnson’s Family Campground, and loved to
watch WVU play in any sport.
Surviving are his sister, Mary Jo Browning and
husband, Fred, brother-in-law, Vernon Murphy, Jr., all of
Birch River; sister-in-law, Margaret Johnson of Miami, FL;
and a host of other family members and many friends.
Memorial services will be held at 6:00 p.m. on
Saturday, March 23, 2019 in the Birch River Baptist
Church with Rev. Jim Murphy officiating. In keeping with
his wish, his body was donated to the West Virginia
Human Gift Registry.
The family will receive friends at the church on
Saturday one-hour prior to the service.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.