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Robert Lee Johnson

Robert Lee “Bob” Johnson, 67 of Bainbridge, Ohio formerly of West Portsmouth died Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Adena Regional Medical Center.  He was born February 6, 1952 in Portsmouth to the late Dewey Earl and Lavina Ann Trumbo Johnson.  Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by 4 brothers; William “Bill” Johnson, Jesse Johnson, Jack Johnson, and Earl Benton “Ben” Johnson, and a sister, Alma Crabtree.  He was a former Millwright and retired from Norfolk and Southern Railroad, as well as a manager at BP.

Bob is survived by 2 sons; Aaron Wesley (Jessica) Johnson and Nathan Wyatt (Crystal) Johnson, 3 daughters; Roberta “Bobbie” (Keith) Thurman, Rhea Jeannette (Terry) Caudill, and Noelle (Mitch) Waughtel, 10 grandchildren; Wesley, Sam, Deidre, Xander, Hannah, Alex, Jonathan, Caleb, Matthew, and Chloe, 3 brothers; Junior (Darlene) Johnson, Mikel (Sammie) Johnson, and John (Brenda) Johnson, and 2 sisters; Ida (Harry) Ketter and Bonnie (Teddy) Royster, along with several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Mt. Zion Apostolic Church in West Portsmouth with Reverend George Gravely officiating and internment in Scioto Burial Park.  Friends may call at the Roger W. Davis Funeral Home in West Portsmouth from 6 to 8:00 PM on Friday and one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Condolences may be sent to


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