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Stephen Douglas Johnson


Stephen Douglas Johnson, 81, passed away on March 20, 2024, in Overland Park, KS.

He was born on January 26, 1943, to Douglas and Mildred (Jennings) Johnson and lived in Stoutland and Richland, Missouri in his youth. He was a manager for GTE in Columbia, retiring in 2005 after 37 years.

On October 17, 1969, he married Linda Brumfield of Columbia. They had two daughters, Kristen and Carrie and settled outside Rocheport, MO. Steve married the late Lynda (Dringman) on September 21, 1996.

Steve is survived by daughters, Kristen Stalling (Mike) and Carrie Johnson (Matthew Young); stepchildren ret. Col. David Cheney II (Justin Brooks) and Elizabeth Dosher (Max); grandchildren Brett and Madeline Stalling; step-grandchildren Huxley and Harper Dosher; and many special family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and wife Lynda.

Visitation will be held April 20th at 1:00 pm, at Penwell-Gabel Cremations, Olathe, Kansas; memorial service at 2:00 pm. Service will be live streamed.

Interment will take place at Hazelwood Cemetery in Springfield, MO, alongside his parents, date to be determined.