Kenneth Newton Johnson, 73, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 14, 2017. Born in Hartsville, SC, he was a son of the late Leo Johnson and Hattie Freeman Short. He was a retired supervisor from Marley Electric Heating of Bennettsville, SC. He attended the Hartsville Church of God. He loved hunting, working with leather, guns and knives. He dearly loved his family and spent as much time with them as possible.
Surviving is his wife Mary Johnson of 30 years, sons, Kenneth Johnson Jr. of Wallace, SC, David Carlton Johnson of Wallace, SC, a daughter, Linda Carol Thomas, brothers, James A. Johnson of Sumter, SC, Albert Johnson (Kathy) of Burlington, NC, sisters, Catherine Williams of Sumter, SC, and Jean Kimrey (Donald) of Hampton, VA, two grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at Kiser Funeral Home in Cheraw, SC.
A funeral service will be held 3:00 PM Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at Kiser Funeral Home in Cheraw, SC. Burial will follow at Chatham Hill Memorial Gardens.