Darrel G. Johnson, Sr.

Darrel G. Johnson, Sr. age 68 of Bluford, Illinois passed away 6:15 p.m. Friday, January 29, 2016 at Nature Trail Health Care Center in Mt. Vernon.

Darrel was born May 20, 1947 in Mt. Vernon, Illinois the son of Alfred V. and Florence L. (Hayes) Johnson. He married Karen (Lane) June 6, 1966 and she passed away March 8, 2006. Darrel worked as a truck driver until failing health.

Darrel is survived by his children, Sherry Davis and fiancé Robert Brant of Mt. Vernon, Brandy Stanley and special friend Mark Hufford of Fairfield and Darrel G. Johnson Jr. and wife Stacey of Noble, IL; sisters, Berneda Lynch and husband Bobby of Nason and Glenda Johnson of Mt. Vernon; and also six grandchildren, Katherine, Troy, Samantha, Courtney, Melissa and Shay.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and his wife Karen.

As per his no wish public service will be held.

For more information you may call Newell Funeral Home at 246-0100 or visit www.newellfuneralhome.com.