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Berlin Ray Johnson

April 22, 1937 August 4, 2019
Berlin Ray Johnson
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Obituary for Berlin Ray Johnson

Berlin Ray Johnson, 82, passed away, Sunday, August 4, 2019. He was born April 22, 1937 to the late Berlin H. and Minnie Hall Johnson in Melvin, KY. Berlin was a builder and developer for most of his career. On his own and with partners, he was instrumental in the development of subdivisions in Fayette County and Woodford County. In Fayette County, he developed a phase of Kenawood Subdivision. In Woodford County, he developed The Colony subdivision, the Adena Trace subdivision, Club Lane, and Lakeview Woods. He also built numerous homes, duplexes, and apartment buildings in Lexington and Versailles. Berlin Drive in The Colony gets its name from him.
Berlin is survived by Glenda Faye Newman Johnson, daughters, Jennifer Lynn Harrod (Reid), Versailles, Stephanie Leigh Webb (James), WV and Rosalyn Kaye Valdez (Greg), OH. One son, Eric Berlin Johnson (Lesley), Versailles; a sister, Ruth Ann Rue, Lawrenceburg; grandchildren, Johnson Ives Webb, Lex Armando Valdez, Louis Maximino Valdez, Lucrecia Ky Valdez, Lee Romero Valdez “Leo” and Reida Lynn Harrod. He is preceded in death by a grandson, James Preston Harrod and a brother-in-law, Bob Rue.

Funeral Service will be 12:00pm, Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill; burial will follow at Rose Crest Cemetery. Casket bearers are Johnson Webb, Louis Valdez, Leo Valdez, Greg Valdez, James Webb and Reid Harrod. Visitation is 5:00pm-8:00pm, Friday, August 9, 2019 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to a hospice organization.


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Visitation

Friday

9

Aug

5:00 PM 8/9/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/9/2019 8:00:00 PM
Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill

241 Rose Hill Avenue
Versailles, KY 40383

Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill
241 Rose Hill Avenue Versailles 40383 KY
United States

Service

Saturday

10

Aug

12:00 PM 8/10/2019 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 8/10/2019 1:00:00 PM
Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill

241 Rose Hill Avenue
Versailles, KY 40383

Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill
241 Rose Hill Avenue Versailles 40383 KY
United States
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