Joe Everett Johnson, 71, of Richfield, passed away at his home in Richfield Feb 14, 2011.
He was born Dec 8, 1939 to James Derald and Leah (Olsen) Sanders Johnson.
He married Beatrice Whitaker Roberts July 19, 1960 in the Manti LDS Temple. She preced him in death Sept 18, 2008.
His children include Kevin and Stacy Johnson, Fredonia, Az; Lisa Johnson, Sigurd; Melinda Tolbert, Provo; and Cristy and Jimmy Banks, Roosevelt.
Everett was active as a police officer for Richfield City for several years until moving to Naples, where he retired after serving as their police chief.
Funderal arrangements announced by Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina manti.
Burial in Richfield Cemetery.
Joe Everett Johnson, 71, was called home by his sweetheart on Valentine's Day, February 14, 2011 at his home in Richfield. He was born December 6, 1939 in Globe, AZ to James Derald and Leah Sanders Johnson. He married Beatrice Lorraine Roberts, July 19, 1961 in the Manti Temple. She preceded him in death September 18, 2008.
Everett was involved in law enforcement his entire life. After his retirement he operated a private investigation and security business. He and his wife were long time camp hosts at Fish Lake, they also enjoyed their associations at craft shows. His pride and joy was his family and the outdoors.
He was a scout leader and faithfully fulfilled his church callings. He was an honorable man and a great example to those he came in contact with.
His survivors include his children, Kevin (Stacey) Johnson, of Fredonia, AZ; Lisa Johnson, of Sigurd; Melinda Tolbert, of Provo; Cris (Jimmie) Banks, of Roosevelt; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; mother, Leah Johnson, of Richfield; brother, Derald Robert (Judy) Johnson of Ft. Collins, CO.
He is also preceded in death by his son, Brian Everett Johnson and his father.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 18, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in the Richfield 15th Ward Chapel, 200 East Center. Friends may call at the Magleby Mortuary in Richfield on Thursday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and at the ward chapel on Friday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in the Richfield City Cemetery where honors will be performed by the Utah Highway Patrol Honor Guard and Richfield City Police Department. Funeral Directors: Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti. Online guest book www.maglebymortuary.com
(From Magleby Mortuary)
Everett's Findagrave Contributor Page
Beatrice Lorraine Roberts Johnson
1942–2008 (m. 1960)
Brian Everett Johnson