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William "Bill" Bruce Johnson

William "Bill" Bruce Johnson, 53, of Ward, Arkansas passed away Friday, December 18, 2015 at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri on August 6, 1962 to Susan (Mason) Johnson and the late Robert Johnson.
Bill was a wonderful man who loved his family. He loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Left to cherish Bill's memory is his wife of 19 years, Clarissa (Scharlott) Johnson; one daughter, Michele Mareschal of O'Fallon, Missouri; one son, Daniel Johnson (Whitney) of Humble, Texas; one grandson, Christian Mareschal; and his mother, Susan Johnson.
Bill was preceded in death by his father, Robert Johnson.
Visitation will be from 3:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday, December 20th at Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home.
A second Visitation will be held at House-Gregg Funeral Home from 1:00-2:00 p.m., Monday, December 21st.
Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday, December 21st at Powhatan Cemetery.
All funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home.

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  • Visitation

    December 20, 2015
    3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home

    2616 S. Main St.
    Searcy, AR
    (501) 279-9300

  • Visitation

    December 21, 2015
    1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    House-Gregg Funeral Home

    215 SW 3rd Street
    Walnut Ridge, AR

  • Graveside Service

    December 21, 2015
    2:30 PM

    Powhatan Cemetey

    Powhatan, AR

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I was a honor meeting Bill & Clarissa at Danny and Whitney wedding you gave me a great son in law and proud to have him in the family!

Posted by Craig Johnson - Emmetsburg, IA - Danny father inlaw   December 20, 2015

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

I met Bill and Clarissa when we were all tied into the American Roadhouse Car club. He was a true ford man I was always a chevy man We would go round and round about what was better, we all new they both had good points. We had some great times together laughing and just joking around. I remember when his ford truck broke and it took a Chrysler person and a chevy person to put his truck on a trailer and towed him home. He will be truly missed and I know he is in better hands now he wont be hurting anymore. Rest in Peace Billy Your in God's kingdom now, ,maybe fords will be faster up there. I know Ill miss him.

Posted by Darrell Metz - st charles, MO - Frieind   December 20, 2015

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Bill was a very funny person who nicknamed me "Barber" because when we were very young, he could not say Barbara! So my name became "Barber" for many years and I still smile when I remember him calling me that and smiling!

Posted by Barbara Santoyo - Blue Island, IL - cousin   December 19, 2015

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Sue,Clarissa,Michelle,& Daniel our deepest condolences to you and your family.your in our heart & prayers. If there is anything you need don't hesitate to ask. Again we are sorry for your loss we are here for you.

Love Paul & Lynda

Posted by Lynda McElyea - Ex wife   December 19, 2015

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

So happy to meet Bill at Danny and Whitney's wedding in June. My daughter loves you and your family so much and I am thankful you made her feel so welcome. You raised a wonderful young man and I am blessed to have him as my son-in-law. Rest in peace!

Posted by Tracey Gobert - Humble, TX - Danny's mother-in-law   December 19, 2015

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

We lived in too many different places and too many years have passed since we have seen each other, and to learn this devasting news stopped me in my tracks and took me back twenty years! Car shows, movie nights, card games, wedding planning... Clarissa I will never forget the way you helped me through losing my Dad... The heart never forgets. Gosh what a love story the two of you are! My love to you and the kids and Mama Susan - I can picture him fishing with his Dad and mine. Love and miss you.

Posted by Shelley Carlson Hotchkiss - O'Fallon, MO   December 19, 2015

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

I remember when we all would get together in his front yard and have cook outs.I sure miss those days. He would help anybody that needed it. It well be sad with out you bill. Farewell my friend you well be missed.

Posted by Hellen huntzicker - Searcy, AR - Friend   December 18, 2015

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

I'm so grateful I got to meet Bill (and Clarissa) at Danny and Whitney's wedding last June in Texas.
So sorry for you loss. My deepest sympathy... Love, Darci

Posted by Darci Anne Conner Farnum - Estherville, IA - friend   December 18, 2015

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

LD and I are so sorry. We love you. Will see you Sunday.

Posted by Marie and LD Rohrscheib    December 18, 2015

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Sue,Clarissa,Michele and Daniel.My thoughts and prayers are with you all.. my one good memorie is that Bill gave me a Beautiful daughter.

Posted by Janet Rath Steve Rath - O'FALLON, MO - Ex husband   December 18, 2015

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM