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Wendell Leroy Johnson, 75, of Glasgow (Lamb), died Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital.
Born at Lamb, he was the son of the late Wendell and Claudia Nelle Atkinson Johnson.
Leroy was a teacher and administrator for Barren County Schools. He began his teaching career as a student teacher and then a teacher at Temple Hill School until the opening of Barren County High School. At BCHS, he taught social studies before becoming the assistant principal. He served in this position until retirement in 1991. He was also the golf coach and an assistant girls basketball coach. Leroy was an avid golfer and loved to paint as a hobby. He was a member of Temple Hill Baptist Church and a member of H. B. Grant Masonic Lodge at Etoile.
Survivors include his wife, Brenda Landrum Johnson; one son, Brad Johnson (Jodi), of Bee Spring; two daughters, Leigh Anne Walling (Jerry), of Spring Hill, Tenn., and Erika DeVore (Jonathan), of Glasgow; 10 grandchildren, Peyton, Ty, Camdyn, Brody and Brayden Johnson; Karsyn, Kassidy and Korben Walling and Avery and Adalynn DeVore. He is also survived by his sister, Becky Strode (Wayne), of Bowling Green.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29 at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Fountain Run Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. Saturday.
Alternate expressions of sympathy may be made to: Barren County Alumni Associate/Educational Foundation, Inc., 507 Trojan Trail, Glasgow, KY 42141.
Published on October 27, 2017
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