Farming Rural 21

Troy Jay Johnson

October 31, 1959 ~ February 5, 2021 (age 61)


Troy Jay Johnson passed away on Friday, February 5, 2021 on the Johnson’s Family Farm. He was born October 31, 1959 in Herington, Kansas, the son of Elmer Allen and Jessie Louise (Ayers) Johnson. Troy graduated from Herington High School in 1978 and attended Dodge City Community College for 2 years where he played football. Troy was employed by the Union Pacific Railroad when he retired and loved to farm.


Survivors include his son, Mitch Johnson (Paige) of Kyle, Texas; two brothers, Todd Johnson of Mont Belvieu, Texas and Tim Johnson (Janette) of Austin, Texas; Julie Newbury, a lifelong  partner of Herington, Kansas.   


He was preceded in death by his parents. Troy was 61 years old.


The family will greet friends on Tuesday from 5-8 pm at Yazel-Megli Funeral Home in Herington. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, February 10, 11:00 a.m. at St Paul’s Lutheran Church in Herington, Kansas. Graveside service will follow at Woodbine Cemetery.


Memorials may be directed to the Herington Wrestling Club in care of Yazel–Megli Funeral Home, 404 South Broadway, Herington, Kansas 67449 in memory of Troy Johnson. Please sign his online guest book and leave a memory of Troy at

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February 9, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Yazel-Megli Funeral Home - Herington Chapel
404 S Broadway
Herington, KS 67449

Memorial Service
February 10, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Paul Lutheran Church
114 N 8th St
Herington, KS 67449

Interment following funeral service
February 10, 2021

Woodbine Cemetery
Union Rd.
Woodbine, KS 67492


Herington Wrestling Club
C/O Yazel-Megli Funeral Home, 404 S. Broadway, Herington KS 67449
Tel: 1-785-258-2244

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