Paul Johns, 72, of San Mateo, passed from this life unexpectedly at his home from natural causes on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. A native and lifelong resident of Palatka, he served in the U.S. Army Reserves. Paul owned and operated PRAG Logging. He was a member of Open Bible Baptist Church in East Palatka. Paul also enjoyed working in his garden.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred O. Johns, Sr. and Dorothy Hancock Johns.
Paul is survived by his wife of 52 years, Rhonda Johns of San Mateo, 2 daughters, Sharon Merwin (Tommy) of Palatka and Paula Ward (Garrett) of Bardin, a son, Greg Johns of Bardin, 8 brothers, Thomas Johns (Betty) and Alfred O. Johns, Jr., (Ann), both of Palatka, Wayne Johns (Julie) of Hawthorne, Clarence Johns of Interlachen, Eugene Johns (Delores) of Bardin, Jerry Johns (Joyce) of Bardin, Michael Johns (Lori) of McDonough, GA and Mitchell Johns (Joetta) of Bardin, a sister, Diane Johns of Georgia, 7 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 12:00 Noon on Friday, May 11, 2018 at Johnson-Overturf Chapel in Palatka with Rev. John Cameron officiating. Burial will follow at Etoniah Cemetery in Bardin. The family will receive friends Friday from 11:30 A.M. until the time of services at Noon.
Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at Paul’s Book of Memories page at www.johnsonoverturffunerals.com
Arrangements are entrusted to Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.