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Gerald "Jerry" MacArthur Johnson

July 24, 1939 — June 26, 2024

Biloxi

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Gerald MacArthur (Jerry) Johnson, Master Sergeant USAF (ret), went to be with his Lord and Savior June 26, 2024. 

Jerry was born in St. Louis Missouri on July 24, 1939, and was a resident of the Mississippi Gulf Coast for many years. He was President CEO of Industrial Valves and Power, Inc. from 1982 until his retirement in 2003. Jerry was a member of Parkway Baptist Church of Biloxi, Mississippi. He was a past member of the camp of the Gideon International Ministry. Jerry retired from the Air force in 1979 after serving more than twenty-two years and was a Vietnam War Veteran 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Dorothy Johnson; daughter, Laura Kristine; and brother Steven Craig. 

He is survived by his wife Sandra Rector Johnson; two sons, Dennis Karl Johnson (Althea) of St Peters, Missouri, and Kurt Alan Johnson of Hoschton, Georgia; a daughter, Kirsten Marlene Hengtberger (Michael) of Cedar Grove, Tennessee; a step son Jeffrey Carl Smith (Sebrina) of Kingwood, Texas; two sisters, Joanne Honnila, Cedarville, Michigan, and Polly Jean Miller (David) of St Peters, Missouri; three grandchildren, Dusti Amber, an Jayson Hengstberger, Beverly Marie Johnson; four great granddaughters, Audrey, Sophie, Nora, Kora and Lillian.

A Memorial Service will be held at Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home, Ocean Springs Chapel, Tuesday, July 2, 2024, at 1:00 pm. Friends may visit 30 minutes prior. Interment will follow at Biloxi National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers you may make a donation to Tunnels to Towers, or to your favorite charity.

Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Gerald MacAruther (Jerry) Johnson.

 

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Visitation

Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Starts at 12:30 pm (Central time)

Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home - Ocean Springs

911 Porter Avenue, Ocean Springs, MS 39564

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home - Ocean Springs

911 Porter Avenue, Ocean Springs, MS 39564

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Interment

Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Starts at 2:30 pm (Central time)

Biloxi National Cemetery

400 Veterans Ave., Biloxi, MS 39531

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