Cover photo for Kenneth E. Johnson's Obituary
Kenneth E. Johnson Profile Photo
1931 Kenneth 2022

Kenneth E. Johnson

July 13, 1931 — July 25, 2022

Kenneth E. Johnson, age 91, died Monday, July 25, 2022, at Good Samaritan Society in Liberal, Kansas. He was born on July 13, 1931, the son of Joseph Johnson and Elsie Arnett in Beaver, Oklahoma. Kenneth graduated from Liberal High School and went on to finish two years at Tennessee Tech. He married Ledora Ann Grider on January 6, 1952, in Raton, New Mexico. She preceded him in death on November 6, 2008. Kenneth was very intelligent and hard working. He worked as a draftsman for Panhandle Eastern for many years. He also was the owner of Johnson's Flowers in Liberal alongside his wife. Kenneth and his wife enjoyed golfing and traveling both in the United States and internationally. He loved flying and displaying his Stearman airplane for air shows. Kenneth was a 32nd degree Mason and a Shriner. He will be remembered for his quick wit, one liners and storytelling for anyone that would listen. Survived by His four grandchildren, Kenton Holder (Tracy), Kevin Holder (DeLainy), Preston Johnson (Jandi), and Dustin Johnson (Johnette) Eleven great grandchildren, Addilyn, Evan, Alexis, Jackson, Braden, Cecilia, Maddex and Amelia Holder, Annie, Adrian, and Wren Johnson Preceded in death by Both his parents, Joseph Johnson and Elsie Arnett Son, David Earl Johnson Daughter Karla Diann Holder Five Brothers Wendell, Russell, Raymond, Howard and Floyd Johnson and Three Sisters Kathryn Woods and Ila Jean Bowen, Carolyn Burchfield. Visitation will be 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Sunday, July 31, 2022, at the Hornung Family Funeral Home, 1212 W. 2nd Street, Liberal, Kansas. Funeral Services will be at 11:00 AM, Monday, August 1, 2022, at the First United Methodist Church, 116 W. 3rd St, Liberal, Kansas. Rev. Brad Bennett presiding. Memorial Donations suggested to Crossroads in care of Hornung Family Funeral Home, 1212 W. 2nd Street, Liberal, Kansas. Condolences may be sent to the family at Hornung Family Funeral Home, 1212 W. 2nd Street, Liberal, Kansas
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Kenneth E. Johnson, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, July 31, 2022

2:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Hornung Family Funeral Home

116 W 3rd St, Liberal, KS 67901

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 117

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree