Emory Arnold Johnson, 82, of Paden City, WV passed on Sunday, April 12, 2020 while at Sistersville Center in Sistersville, WV.
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Emory was born August 27, 1937 in Calhoun County in WV; son of the late Willard and Opal (Harris) Johnson.
He was a retired Superintendent for Pennzoil Company with thirty-four years of service, served in the U.S. Army Reserves for eight years, worked for the Stump Funeral Home, loved his grandchildren, hunting and fishing. He was a member of the Knotts Memorial Methodist Church where he had served on the Board of Trustees.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by nine brothers and sisters.
Surviving are his wife of sixty-one years, Saundra Johnson; son, Steve Johnson of Sistersville, WV; two daughters, Shawn (John) Burns of Hilton Head, SC and Kari (Paul) Cupp of Charlotte, NC; brother, Howard Johnson of Grantsville, WV; two sisters, Lila Mae Wollard of Washington, WV and Grace Dailey of Parkersburg, WV; six grandchildren, Raegan Cupp, Avery Cupp, Christopher Johnson, Mykal Johnson, Caetlyn Burns and Dr. Camden Burns; three great grandchildren; a special lifetime friend, Carol Jean Baker of Vienna, WV and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
At Emory’s request there will be no services. Arrangements entrusted to the Jarvis-Williams Funeral Home in Paden City.
A special thank you to his niece, Luinna Sherwood for all of her loving care over the last few months.
Memorial contributions may be made in honor of his granddaughter, Reagan Emory Cupp, to Systemic J.I.A. Foundation, 3584 Autlook Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45208.