Talmage Johnson

November 1, 1939 ~ October 21, 2022 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Talmage Johnson Obituary

          Talmage “Tal” Wayne Johnson, 82, passed away Friday October 21, 2022 at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC. He was born in Shelby, OH to the late Hollie and Sabra Allie Mabry Johnson. He was the husband of 26 years to Jeanne Shaver Johnson.

          Tal was retired from the A.O. Smith Corporation and work as an engineer with McDonald Douglas and Chrysler on NASA projects relating to satellites and rockets. He was a proud member of Alamance Region AACA Car Club where he served as past President and Vice President. He was a Mason with over 50 years membership in Salt Lick Lodge #682 F. & A.M. and enjoyed NASCAR, Hallmark movies and Country And Western Music. H most of all loved spending time with his family and especially his grandchildren.

          Survivors include his wife: Jeanne S. Johnson, son: Mark Hyers of Indiana, his grandchildren: Audrey (Jack) Hunter, Dylan Hyers, Page Cathrine Hyers and Andrew John Hyers, daughter-in-law: Ashley Stone Hyers, nephews: Johnny Goldy, Teddy Goldy and Mikie Goldy. He was preceded in death by his parents and a son: Stephen Dale Hyers.

          A graveside service will be conducted Saturday November 5, 2022 at 2:00 PM at Jones Cemetery, Salt Lick, KY. Visitation will be held prior to the graveside service at Powell Funeral Home from 12:00 PM – 1:45 PM.

          In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Authoracare Collective Hospice, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215

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November 5, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Powell Funeral Home
P.O. Box 294 - 39 Main Street
Salt Lick, KY 40371

Graveside Service
November 5, 2022

4:00 PM
Jones Cemetery
Old River Road
Salt Lick, KY 40371


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