Ronald (Kips) Johnson, 70, of Stilwell, Oklahoma passed away September 16, 2019 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He was born December 20, 1948 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma to Charley and Mary Jane (Vann) Johnson.
He is preceded in death by his parents, infant brother, sister, niece and a nephew.
Ronald worked for Cherokee Nation Natural Resources for numerous years, while his health permitted. In his spare time, when he was able, he enjoyed pitching horseshoes, going to flea markets, yard sales, thrift stores, mowing the lawn even if it didn’t need to be mowed and he enjoyed many other activities. He really enjoyed spending time with his great nieces and nephews.
He is survived by a loving family that includes four sisters, Ramona Sanders and Wynona Christie of Bunch, Oklahoma, Linda Livers and husband Johnny of Stilwell, Oklahoma, Marie Soap and husband James of Stilwell, Oklahoma; three brothers, his twin – Donald Johnson and wife Lizzie of Stilwell, Oklahoma, Ernest Johnson of Bunch, Oklahoma, and Albert Johnson and wife Dena of Rocky Mountain, Oklahoma; eight nieces; eight nephews and a host of other family and friends survive him.
A visitation will be held Thursday, September 19, 2019 from 3p.m. – 8p.m. with family being present from 6p.m. – 8p.m.at the Power House Church of Stilwell, Oklahoma. A funeral service will be held Friday, September 20, 2019 at the Power House Church in Stilwell, Oklahoma at 11 a.m.. with Pastor Bill Pettit officiating. Internment to follow in the Hickory-Vann Cemetery in Bunch, Oklahoma.
The Parsons-Canoe-Beggs Funeral Home, of Collinsville, Oklahoma, has charge of arrangements. Expressions of sympathy for the Johnson family may be left by visiting www.pcbfuneralgroup.com .