Charles Johnson

Sunday, July 17, 2005

Charles E. Johnson, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 13, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital.

He was born May 23, 1918, at Blodgett, Mo., son of George and Gertrude Peel Johnson.

Johnson had been a truck driver with ABF, Kimbel Freight Lines, and Delta Motor Lines. He was a member of Teamsters Local 574, VFW Post 3838, Elks Lodge 639 and Eagles Aerie 3775.

He was a sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Survivors include a sister, Joyce Eaker of Anna, Ill.

Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City from 9 a.m. Tuesday until time of service.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral chapel, with the Rev. Verlee Eaker and Melvin Gateley officiating. Burial will be in Oakdale Cemetery at Commerce, Mo.