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Ronald James Johnson

Ronald James Johnson, 50, died Saturday, June 20, at Ness County Hospital, Ness City.

Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. Friday at Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Ness City, and from 10 a.m. until noon Saturday at Jost Funeral Home, with graveside funeral service at 1 p.m. in Durham Park Cemetery.

He was born the son of J. Dean and Shirley (Peterson) Johnson on September 25, 1964, in McPherson, Kansas.

He was a heavy equipment operator for the Ness County Road and Bridge department.

On December 5, 1994, he married Diane Shelter in Marion, Kansas.

He is survived by his two daughters, one step-daughter, a brother, one sister, and one granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorial contributions may be given to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation or St. Jude’s Children Hospital.

Words of sympathy and support may be left for the family at

Last modified June 25, 2015