William “Bill” Allen Johnson, 77, of Topeka, passed away on September 11, 2021 at Stormont Vail Hospital.
He was born on June 16, 1944 to Ruth Johnson at Louisville, KY.
He attended Highland Park High School and later he joined the United States Marine Corps. Bill was honorably discharged after three years of service. During his service he received the National Defense Service Medal, The Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Rifle Sharp Shooter Badge, and the Good Conduct Medal.
William worked for Gibson Concrete as a Back Hoe Operator then worked for RDNR Excavating.
On December 21, 1973, he married Patricia Johnson (Catt) in Oklahoma.
Bill loved NASCAR, wrestling, fishing, bowling, and hunting. He was an avid Kansas City Chiefs football fan. Bill was a family man through and through. He loved to spend time with them any chance he had. Bill spoiled his entire family.
Bill is survived by his Daughter, Christal (Elizabeth) Roberts, Son, DeWayne (Tena) Bouton, Daughter, LaChell (David) Schultz, Son, Tim Bouton, Sister, Shirley Bailey, Sister, Mary Kiener, Brother, Ray Bailey, Sr.; 14 Grandchildren, Rachel (Garett) Riedmann, Sarah (Brady) Anderson, Teya Schultz, Tyler Chenoweth, Alexis Ward, Riley Ward, Hannah Ward, Brantley Peterson, Krista (Kodie) Trimble, T.J. Bouton, Dakota Bouton, Aislinn Bouton, Stevie Bouton, and 12 Great Grandchildren, Ansley, Asher, Abel, Silas, Jonah, Eden, Trenton, Addison, Poet, Paisley, Avery, and Rhagen; And bonus daughter Tiffany Roberts and best friend Linda Roberts.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Johnson, Mother, Ruth Johnson, Daughter, Wanda Bouton, Brother, Roy Johnson, Brother, James "Jimmy" Bailey, Brother, Robert Bailey, Sr., and Granddaughter, Heyvnn Schultz.
Visitation will be held Thursday, September 16, 2021, 5:00 pm at Parker-Price Cremations, Funerals & Receptions, Topeka, Kansas.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 17, 2021, 11:30 am at the Parker-Price Cremations, Funerals & Receptions, Topeka, Kansas. Interment will follow at the Valencia Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to the Post 421.