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Rev. Richard A. Johnson

Rev. Richard A. Johnson, 76, “Dick,” passed away on December 16, 2019 in Las Cruces, New Mexico after a brief illness.

Richard, was born on March 3, 1943 in Williamstown, WV to Carl & Lillian (Hartline) Johnson. He served in ministry for over 44 years and was the current pastor of Scripture Baptist Church in Las Cruces.

Richard is survived by his wife of 56 years, Alice (Clark) and children Bryan (Angie) Johnson of Whipple, Debbie (Scott) Earley of Olathe, KS, Stephen Johnson, of Las Cruces, Andrew (Mercedes) Johnson, of Elkview, WV, and Joanna Johnson, of Williamstown, one brother, Larry Johnson of Lancaster, PA, and one sister, Mary Ellen Brookover of Colville, WA; 10 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

Memorial service will be held Sunday, January 19 at Scripture Baptist Church in Las Cruces. Interment will take place in Williamstown at a later date.

Getz Funeral Home in Las Cruces is assisting the family.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Scripture Baptist Church, 4440 Elks Drive, Las Cruces, NM 88007.