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Monday, 27 January 2014 20:12

Alex C. Johnson, 32, of Lexington, Kentucky passed away December 20, 2013. The Bowling Green, Kentucky native was born January 16, 1981 and was a graduate of Greenwood High School and Transylvania University. He had resided in Lexington for the last fourteen years.

Alex was a man of many talents and interests. He loved nature, spending much of his time camping and hiking in the Red River Gorge. His green thumb resulted in gardens, bonsai trees, herbs, cacti, and orchids. He believed in conservation, buying locally and biking to work. His love of travel took him all over the world and to many states, and his talent for and love of music led him to many concerts. He was naturally talented in art and language. He enjoyed playing numerous sports, especially soccer and participating in biking races. An avid reader, he usually had a book on hand.

He was kind and gentle free spirit with a keen sense of humor and adventure. He loved his family and friends. He will be missed more than words could ever express.

He is survived by his parents Lee Bernard and Judy R. Johnson and his sister Cayce, all of Alvaton; grandparents Roy and Sammy Ragland of Bowling Green; four aunts, Elizabeth Westbrook (John) of Alvaton, Rebecca Merideth (Ronnie) of Culleoka, Maebelle Cook (Harold) and Sue Morris (Butch) of Franklin; his uncle John Ragland of Alvaton , numerous cousins, and a special four-footed friend Mahgee. He was preceded in death by grandparents Tom and Claudine Johnson and his uncle Thomas Franklin Johnson.

In Lexington, visitation will be held Tuesday, January 28, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, 463 East Main Street, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. followed by a memorial service. In Bowling Green, visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Friday at J. C. Kirby & Son, Lovers Lane Chapel. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with burial in Fairview Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Kentucky Nature and Wildlife Fund, the Bowling Green Warren County Humane Society, and the Lambda Chi Alpha building fund.


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