Daniel Royce "Dan" Johnson

Jan. 23, 1943-Nov. 12, 2020

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 Daniel Royce “Dan” Johnson, 77, of Sparta, passed away Nov. 12, 2020, at his residence.

Mr. Johnson was born Jan. 23, 1943, in Sparta, to Mack Gooch and Zola Mae Norris Johnson.

 He owned Dan Johnson Fertilizer Sales, in Sparta, alongside his wife of 58 years, Jane Williams Johnson, who passed away Oct. 28, 2020.

He was a dedicated fan and longtime season ticketholder of University of Tennessee football. Until the early-to-mid 1990s, he was an avid volleyball player. When he was not at a football game or playing volleyball, he was working - enjoying countless hours spent at his business or at home on the farm.

Survivors include his two sons, Mack Johnson and wife Kim, Michael Johnson; seven grandchildren, Mackenzie Johnson, Raquel Goff, LaTisha Johnson, Landon Johnson, Layne Johnson, Laken Johnson, Lawrance Johnson; and two great-grandchildren, Lydia and Braxton

Funeral service was 1 p.m., Nov. 14, 2020, at Hunter Funeral Home, with burial in Saylors Cemetery. Bobby Moore officiated.

Clay Howard, Brett Howard, Billy Graham, David Graham, Charlie Wright, Jonathan Wright, Cameron Howard, and John Engeloff will served pallbearers.

Hunter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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