Obituaries

Mary Harney
B: 1954-12-05
D: 2021-04-16
View Details
Harney, Mary
Carol Korinek
B: 1960-04-13
D: 2021-04-14
View Details
Korinek, Carol
Evelyn Fields
B: 1934-01-05
D: 2021-04-11
View Details
Fields, Evelyn
Marsha Manuel
B: 1948-11-11
D: 2021-04-11
View Details
Manuel, Marsha
LTC. Charles Daniels
B: 1939-09-07
D: 2021-04-10
View Details
Daniels, LTC. Charles
Mary Dowling
B: 1939-12-11
D: 2021-04-09
View Details
Dowling, Mary
Patsy McGlone
B: 1947-11-15
D: 2021-04-08
View Details
McGlone, Patsy
Robert Stakelin
B: 1943-08-16
D: 2021-04-07
View Details
Stakelin, Robert
Bruce Farmer
B: 1953-12-13
D: 2021-04-06
View Details
Farmer, Bruce
Shirley Perrett
B: 1940-10-16
D: 2021-04-04
View Details
Perrett, Shirley
Tina Turner
B: 1964-12-11
D: 2021-04-04
View Details
Turner, Tina
Peggy Wages
B: 1937-05-20
D: 2021-03-30
View Details
Wages, Peggy
Odella George
B: 1944-07-21
D: 2021-03-28
View Details
George, Odella
Judy Grizzle
B: 1941-04-22
D: 2021-03-25
View Details
Grizzle, Judy
John Williams
B: 1981-09-04
D: 2021-03-22
View Details
Williams, John
Anna Laura McQuillen
B: 1925-10-26
D: 2021-03-21
View Details
McQuillen, Anna Laura
Rita Hayes
B: 1944-08-21
D: 2021-03-19
View Details
Hayes, Rita
Patsy Wilson
B: 1955-01-29
D: 2021-03-19
View Details
Wilson, Patsy
Maxine Sears
B: 1933-11-27
D: 2021-03-09
View Details
Sears, Maxine
Lula Pollard
B: 1954-09-25
D: 2021-03-07
View Details
Pollard, Lula
Robert Farley
B: 1936-12-24
D: 2021-03-06
View Details
Farley, Robert

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
641 S. Broadway
GEORGETOWN, KY 40324
Phone: 502-863-3550
Fax: 502-603-8298

Immediate Need

If you have immediate need of our services, we're available for you 24 hours a day.

Obituaries & Tributes

It is not always possible to pay respects in person, so we hope that this small token will help.

Order Flowers

Offer a gift of comfort and beauty to a family suffering from loss.

Pre-Arrangement

A gift to your family, sparing them hard decisions at an emotional time.

Our History

Johnson's Funeral Home dates to the second decade of the twentieth century, giving it the distinction of being one of Scott County's oldest continuing business'.
 
For many years the business was known as Johnson and Son; its promotional material denoting the company as "Furniture and Undertaking." The father-son team served as Scott County coroners as well as Lucille H. Johnson.
 
Johnson and Son’s business location was a four-bay, three-story East Main Street commercial building (pictured above) that is now incorporated into United Bank’s main office complex as the eastern most part of the lobby. The furniture store occupied most of the first floor. In the back were large mahogany glass-faced cases for displaying caskets. On the second floor were the "layout room" and "embalming room," both rarely used because most embalming and ninety percent of the wakes, as visitations were traditionally called, took place in homes. Practically all funerals were held at home or at the family's church. In the majority of cases, families chose caskets at the furniture store for delivery to the home.
 
In 1936, the funeral home moved to its second location at 201 South Broadway (pictured right). The practice of home wakes and church funerals continued until after World War II, at which time families began to request with greater frequency that services be held at the funeral home. 
 
With the exception of Roman Catholic and Episcopal funerals, the number of church funerals declined greatly between 1955 and 1980. Since then, the trend is reversing again toward more church funerals for all denominations.
 
In December of 1970 the funeral home was moved to its third and present location, 641 South Broadway (pictured left), in order to provide ample off street parking and larger facilities. 
 
Our firm has been guided by four generations of the Johnson family. Harlan J. Johnson, the founder: his son, R.C. Johnson, Sr. and his wife, Lucille Honaker Johnson; their son R.C. (Chuck) Johnson, Jr. and his wife, Frankie Cagle Johnson; and their daughter, Elizabeth Lucille Johnson-Jones. 
 
In the fall of 2014, current owners Toney Chaney and Grant Bolt were entrusted by the Johnson family to continue serving the families of Scott County with compassion and trust.
 
Toney and Grant understand the value of tradition and history, not only at Johnson's but Scott County.  They also understand the value of change and adaptation to the needs of the community and the families being served.  They believe that funeral ceremonies should be arranged and conducted to meet a family's emotional, spiritual, cultural and economic needs.
 
Toney Chaney and Grant Bolt are the funeral directors currently serving families.

365 Days of Healing

Grieving doesn't always end with the funeral: subscribe to our free daily grief support email program, designed to help you a little bit every day, by filling out the form below.