AMerican Veteran 11

Frank Nephi Johnson

February 15, 1942 ~ May 3, 2020 (age 78)


     Frank Nephi Johnson, 78, a resident of Hagerman, passed away early Sunday morning on May 3, 2020.

     He was born on February 15, 1942 in Twin Falls, Idaho.  He was the second child and eldest son of J. Nephi and Afton (Tilley) Johnson. 

     The family moved to Gooding, Idaho, in the spring of 1950 and Frank attended school in Gooding until 1961. He joined the Navy August 23, 1961 and served 4 years of active duty.

     He married Kathy Sue Giese of San Diego, California. They had three children, Laura Denise, Steven Robert and Kevin Dale.  They were later divorced.

     He was also a member of the Idaho National Guard and was a retired Veteran.  He resided in Hagerman, Idaho, and was married to Debra Dawn Fishbeck of Los Angeles, California.

     Frank is survived by his three children – Laura,  Steven of Kennewick, Washington and Kevin of Naples, Florida; a brother - Bruce; and three sisters - Kathleen Scott, Marie Klingler and Julia Fife.

     He is preceded in death by his sister - Carolyn Calloway.

     A private family graveside service will be held on Friday, May 8, 2020 at the Hagerman Cemetery in Hagerman.

     Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Demaray Funeral Service – Gooding Chapel.



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Private Family Graveside

Hagerman Cemetery
Cemetery Road and East Ave.
Hagerman, Idaho 83332

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