Jimmy Johns

Obituary of Jimmy Johns

Jimmy Johns, age 77, passed away at his home in Corbin, KY on Monday October 12, 2020. He was born in Harlan County, Kentucky and was a retired truck driver before going on to serve as a Laurel County Deputy. Jimmy loved his family especially his grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his Son, Ricky Eugene Johns; Parents, John Henry Johns and Bessie Bryant Johns; and by his siblings, John Will Johns, Pleas Johns, Kay Boggs, Geraldine Marcum, and Bobbie Johns. Jimmy is survived by his Children, Jimmy Neil Johns, Charles R. Johns (Sherry), Florence Christina Johns, Erica Diana Johns, Eric Keith Johns, Jimmy Johns Jr., and Robin Gray; Sisters, Wilma Gadd, Christine Brock (Larry), and Trish Wagers (Paul); Brother, Junior Johns (Anna); Grandchildren, Zachary Johns, Landen Sizemore, Brayden Sizemore, Dillon Burnett, Dalton Gray, Riley Gray, and Courtney Ball (Brandon); Great Grandchildren, Ellie Ann Ball and Hagen David Ball; and by many nieces, nephews, family, and friends including special niece Ruth Lee. Funeral service will be held at 2pm on Thursday October 15, 2020 at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Hopkins Cemetery. Visitation will be on Thursday from 12noon until 2pm at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home, where messages may be written to the family at vankirkgrisellfuneralhome.com Those attending are asked to wear a mask and to socially distance in accordance with COVID-19 guidelines.
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