Hubert Johnson, 86

Hubert Jack Johnson, 86, of Wabash, died at 8:10 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, at Parkview Regional Medial Center in Fort Wayne.

He was born Jan. 28, 1930 in Wichita, Kansas to Vinton and Grace "Dott" (Clinger) Johnson.

Jack was a 1948 graduate of Rose Hill High School.  He served a term in the U.S. Air Force, and then graduate from the University of Wichita in 1959.  He worked his entire career at Derby Refining Company, in Wichita, retiring as personnel manager in 1988.  He lived at Wellbrooke of Wabash since January 2013, becoming its first resident, coming from Watauga, Texas.  He also showed dogs competitively.

He is survived by his partner of 40 years, Gary Stewart of Vaughn, Wash., nephew, Murray Cox of Wabash, and eight nieces and four nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, and two sisters.

As per Jack's request, he will be cremated and there will be no services.

Internment of cremains will be in Rose Hill, Kansas, at a later date.

Preferred memorial is Cemetery Fund at Rose Hill Friends Church, 14062 SW 180th St., Rose Hill, Kansas 67133.

The memorial guest book for Hubert may be signed at


Posted on 2016 Oct 26