Cirby Johnson, 66

Cirby Johnson, 66, of Bidwell, passed away, at 12:10 a.m. on Thursday, March 29, 2018 at his residence. Born August 4, 1951 in Yancey, North Carolina he was the son of the late Ottis and Ellen Tipton Johnson whom survives in Bidwell. He was a coal miner and he along with his brothers were the owners of C&L Mining in Jackson and Vinton Counties.

In addition to his mother, Cirby is survived by his daughter, Carrie Johnson, of Waycross, Georgia, a son Will Johnson, of Bidwell, a daughter, Mary Johnson, of Bidwell, grandchildren, Kyle (Sarah) Johnson, Andy Stein, Zackary Stein, and Carter Johnson, and a great-grandson, Oliver Johnson. His brothers, Roy (Sandal) Johnson, Chester Johnson, Reid (Diane) Johnson, Lyne (Linda) Johnson, Tracy (Maria) Johnson, all of Bidwell, and Ricky (Laura) Johnson, of Spring Valley, California, a sister-in-law, Jewel Johnson, of Bidwell, a special niece, Eden Johnson, and numerous nieces and nephews and serval cousins and extended family members also survive.

In addition to his father, Cirby is preceded in death by his brother, Alvin Johnson, and a nephew Deacon Johnson.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. in the White Oak Baptist Church with Rev. Carl Ward officiating. Friends may call two hours prior to the service at the Church. Cremation services are entrusted to the Cremeens-King Funeral Home, Gallipolis.