July 15, 2021
Eugene Dwight Johnson, St. Joseph, Mo., died July 5, 2021, at Mosaic Medical Center. He was 83.
Gene and his wife, Joy (Burch) Johnson, were together 65 years. They were married June 2, 1957, in Superior, and they had just celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary.
Johnson was a coach and teacher for 41 years. He coached and taught business, typing and physical education at Esbon High School from 1959-60 to 1962-63, at Republic High School from 1963-64 to 1965-66, at Lebanon High School from 1966-67 to 1980-81, and at Hillcrest High and Junior High School, Cuba, Kan., from 1981-82 to 2...