|Robert C. Johnson, 93, of Aledo formerly of Keithsburg,, IL, died Monday 12, 2012 at the Mercer County Nursing Home in Aledo. Services are 11 a.m., Friday, November 16, 2012 at the Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Burial is in the Greenmound Cemetery, Keithsburg. Visitation is from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Fippinger's, where memorials may be left to the Keithsburg Christian Church. Online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com
He was born September 23, 1919 in Cambridge, IL to John and Hilma Carlson Johnson. He attended Aledo schools and married Leona Maude Harrison February 22, 1941 in Davenport, Iowa. She died in 2000.
Bob farmed east of Keithsburg for many years and was employed at Williams and White in Moline. He enjoyed fishing and trap-shooting.
Survivors include a daughter Sharon (Jim) Bridgford of Aledo; a son, Dean (Donna) Johnson of Stronghurst, IL. 7 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
His parents, one grandson, 2 brothers and 3 sisters preceded him in death