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Obituary: Russell Johnson

Russell Johnson of Swifton, Arkansas, departed this life on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, at the age of 59.

He was born Feb. 26, 1962, in Newport, the son of Charles Henry and Carolyn (Love) Johnson.

Russell was a 1980 graduate of Swifton High School. He worked many years as a truck driver…a career he truly enjoyed.

Russell loved singing and was probably best known as “Elvis”.

He enjoyed karaoke and entertaining people with his outgoing personality.

Russell was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Carolyn.

He is survived by three brothers, David Johnson of Heber Springs, Perry Johnson of Swifton, and James Goza of Swifton; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and a lifetime of friends.

Memorial service will be held at a later date.

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