Obituary – Bill Johnson


Bill Johnson of Kincardine died peacefully at South Bruce Grey Health Centre – Kincardine on Feb. 20, 2024, at age 81. He was surrounded by his family during his brief stay at the hospital.
Beloved husband of Carol (née Fair) for 58 years.
Bill was born in Kincardine to his late parents, Lyda (née Bushell) and Doug Johnson.
Dear father of Sean & Phyllis, and Dan & Jackie. Proud grandpa of Meghan, Brady, Mathew and Hayley.
Left to mourn are his siblings David Johnson, Linda (Bill) MacTavish and Ken (Cathy) Johnson, brother-in-law Don MacGregor, sister-in-law Eileen Fair, and many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by sister Sheila MacGregor, sister-in-law Lois Johnson, his mother- and father-in-law Stanley and Mae Fair, and brothers and sisters-in-law Lenoys (Georgie) Cuyler, Jack (Eunice) Fair, Neola (Ralph) Stewart and Beverly Fair.
Bill enjoyed life. He always had a big smile and a “Hey, Bud!” for everyone he met. He especially enjoyed camping with his family and friends, snowmobiling and grooming the snowmobile trails, so that others could enjoy it too. He took great pride in his farm and farming career.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Ripley Huron Community Centre on May 11, 2024. Words of remembrance will be shared at 1 p.m., followed by a Come-and-Go reception until 4 p.m.
Interment Kincardine Cemetery.
A special thanks to Dr. Jason Murray, Brandy, Katherine, Dr. Sandhu and all the doctors and nurses for providing the excellent care Bill received and the compassionate care given to us, his family.
Arrangements entrusted to MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home, Ripley.
Memorial donations and condolences can be made online at

Obituary – Bill Johnson was last modified: March 12th, 2024 by Dianna Martell