Donald Johnson


Donald “Don” Melvin Johnson, 88, Wentzville, formerly of Bland, passed away Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, at the Heritage Point Assisted Living Facility of Wentzville.

He was born Oct. 31, 1931, to Floyd Vernon and Loy (Satterfield) Johnson, in Washington.

He was united in marriage to Hazel M. Copeland, Sept. 9, 1950.

Don was a 1947 graduate of Bland High School and a member of the Troy First Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was employed at B.K. Furniture in St. Louis for many years. He was a member of the Model A Club in St. Louis and the Wentzville Ramblers.

He was preceded in death by parents, Floyd and Loy; and wife, Hazel.

He is survived by son, Phillip Johnson and wife Jill of Troy; and two granddaughters and one great-grandson.

Visitation will be Friday, Jan. 31, from 4-8 p.m. at Pitman Funeral Home in Wentzville. Graveside services will be Saturday, Feb. 1, beginning at 10 a.m. at Highgate Cemetery near Bland. Memorial contributions suggested to Troy First Baptist Church Missions.

Arrangements entrusted to Sassmann’s Chapel, Belle.


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