Ben Allen Johnson

June 24, 1958-Oct. 10, 2021


Ben Allen Johnson, 63, of Walling, passed away Oct. 10, 2021, at his home.

He was born June 24, 1958, in Sparta, the son of Leonard Johnson and Ruby Rittenberry Johnson.

Mr. Johnson loved being outside taking care of his cows. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and riding his razor with his friends. He loved his family and was a wonderful husband and dad. He worked at BASF for 33 years. He was one of the first employees that was hired.

Mr. Johnson was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard and Ruby Johnson, and father-in-law and mother-in-law, Charlie and Jewel Carter.

Survivors include wife of 37 years, Diane Carter Johnson, of Walling; son, Mark Allen Johnson of Walling; stepdaughter, Christy Pickett, of Rossville, Georgia; brother, Barry (Betty) Johnson, of Walling; step-grandchildren, Tabitha and Chris; nephew, Chad (Tisha) Johnson; niece, Chassidy (Brad) Golden

Funeral service will be 11 a.m., Oct. 13, 2021, at Oak Lawn Funeral Home, with burial in Shady Grove Cemetery. Dewey Young will officiate.     

Pallbearers are Richard Rice, Kyle Rice, Rodney Poston, Shayne Collins, John Lowery, and Tim Hauk.

Honorary pallbearers are Chad Pryor, Marion Knowles, and Steve Payne

Memorial donations may be made to Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Oak Lawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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