He was a graduate of Marion Franklin High School in Columbus. Johnny was a veteran of the US Army and was a true American patriot who loved his country and family. He had many friends and a special bond with those from the Southend of Columbus. He will truly be missed and definitely one of a kind.
Funeral services will be 1:00pm Friday in the chapel of the Phelps & Son Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Penix Family Cemetery at Tomahawk. Friends may visit the funeral home from 5-10pm Thursday and until the time of service on Friday. Claude Mollett and Walker Fields will officiate. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Phelps & Son Funeral Home by call (606) 298-0602. Arrangements are by the Phelps & Son Funeral Home, Inez.