Jerry Johnson

Gerald “Jerry” Harold Johnson, 66, died Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at home surrounded by his family in Montgomery City, Missouri.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at Heartland Cremation and Burial Society in Columbia, Missouri.
Born December 31, 1950, in Poplar Bluff, MO, Gerald was the son of the late Bonnie Raney and the late Floyd Johnson, step son to the late Author Raney.

On October 25, 2003 he married Emma (Deal) Johnson who survives of the home. He lived in Montgomery County since 2003 and retired in 2011. He loved spending time with his family, extended family, dogs, and caring for the place they lived.

In addition to his wife, Gerald is survived by his son Jeremy Johnson and wife Jessica and Grandsons Isaac, Duke Gerald, and Ezekiel of Foley, MO; daughter, Crystal Johnson with grandkids, Corey, Emily and Landyn of Warrenton, MO; daughter, Cherie Hiatt and husband Andrew with grandkids, Quinn and Grandbaby due in 2018; sister, Joy Raney and her family; Brother, Tim Raney and his family; and several nieces and nephews. The late Dale Johnson and his family.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Heartland Cremation and Burial Society (Columbia)
616 Jackson Street
Columbia, Missouri 65203

Celebration of Life
A Celebration of life will be planned at the home of Emma and Gerald Johnson pending weather.


  1. Barb Boland on October 23, 2017 at 11:12 am

    I am so sorry for your loss. I am thinking of you and your family.

  2. Lisa (Terry) Hedrick on October 23, 2017 at 12:56 pm

    May God surround you all in His comfort & peace !! Deepest sympathy and much love for you & your entire family !

  3. Bill & Kathy Green on October 23, 2017 at 2:16 pm

    Emma, you and the family are in our thoughts and prayers. Our deepest sympathy and love. May our Lord give you peace and comfort during this difficult time.

  4. Tracy Anderson on October 23, 2017 at 7:27 pm

    Thoughts and prayers toward the whole family! So sorry to hear of his passing!

  5. Kim Neely on October 24, 2017 at 3:57 pm

    Emma, I am so very sorry for your loss. Sending thoughts and prayers to you and your entire family.

  6. Mary and Chet Young on October 25, 2017 at 2:51 am

    So sorry for your loss
    Emma I know you brightened
    His life with your radiance and warm heart ??

  7. Kathy Hamilton on October 25, 2017 at 2:55 pm

    Emma, I’m so very sorry about Jerry. My deepest sympathy and condolences, love and prayers my friend. If you need anything, I am a phone call away. Love to you and to your Family

  8. Jane Lorenz on October 25, 2017 at 4:04 pm

    I’m so sorry Emma and the rest of Jerry’s family. All my love to you, Friend.

  9. Carolyn on October 26, 2017 at 7:46 pm

    Emma I would like to send you my Condolence of the lost of Gerald, My Name is Carolyn and I was Gerald’s 1st wife. Gerald and I had 2 children together Gerald Harold II and Candy sue. after Candy passed Gerald and I lost contact with each other. But from what I saw in your video it looks like Gerald was a happy man and he looked the same as he did when we were teens. Again I just want to say I’m sorry for your family loss.

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