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Amos Johnson

February 12, 1939 ~ March 18, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Amos Johnson Obituary

Amos Johnson, of Elkhorn, passed away on Monday, March 18, 2024, at his home. He was 85.

Born on February 12, 1939, in Casey County, he was a son of the late Abner and Allie Rodgers Johnson. Amos formerly worked at Fruit of the Loom and Wolford & Wethington as a night watchman. He was a deacon at Victory Church. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and playing gospel music.

He is survived by his wife, Mary E. “Jean” Clements Johnson, who he wed on May 13, 1961; two sons, William (Cathy) Johnson of Campbellsville and Matthew Johnson of Elkhorn; two daughters, Barbara Bishop of Elkhorn and Sandra (Pete) Ferrer of Liberty; fifteen grandchildren; thirty-two great-grandchildren; eleven great-great-grandchildren; three sisters, Louise Marcum, Dorothy (Kenneth) Rodgers, and Elva (Junior) McFarland; and sisters-in-law, Kathy Johnson and Kelley Johnson.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two sisters, Vergie Hatfield and Retha McGuire; five brothers, Kermit “Gene” Johnson, Manuel Johnson, Shellie Rodgers, Russell Johnson, and Ricky Johnson; one granddaughter; and one great-granddaughter.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, March 21, 2024, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Josh Estes officiating. Burial will follow in Caney Fork Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Wednesday, March 20, 2024, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

Arrangements for Mr. Amos Johnson are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at

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March 20, 2024

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
McKinney-Brown Funeral Home
752 Campbellsville Street Post Office Box 188
Liberty, KY 42539

Funeral Service
March 21, 2024

2:00 PM
McKinney-Brown Funeral Home
752 Campbellsville Street Post Office Box 188
Liberty, KY 42539


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