In Memory of



Obituary for McKinley JOHNSON

JOHNSON, McKinley, age 73 of Dayton, Ohio was born May 1st, 1947 to the late Huey and Marvel Johnson. He resided in Dayton, Ohio most of his life. Graduated from Roosevelt High School and went on to receive his master’s degree from Central State University. He had a career in teaching; but his favorite hobby was photography. Proceeded in death by his parents Huey and Marvel Johnson; his brother Marvin Johnson, and his special cousin Butch Baker. He leaves to cherish in his memory: (4) daughters, Valerie (Duke) Finley, Chelonda (Kevin) Boyd, Niva Hawkins, Toya Hawkins; (2) sons Kenneth (Carlishia) Davis, and Brian Hawkins; (21) Grandchildren: Brittinie (Yolanda), Janae (Jalen), Lakesha, Lakendra, Duke, Anthony, Jacyra, Mariah, Ricky, Kenyatta, Kenady, D’Adrian, Nevaeh, Kenneth Jr., Rayshawn, Shawn, Iris, Kenan, Kendall and Alex, Breion; (29) great grandkids, and (5) great greatgrandkids; (1) brother Wayman Johnson; (2) sisters Ophellia (Herbert) Hyde, and Belinda (Gerald) Rivers, and host of other nieces, nephews, cousins, other loving family members and friends, including special friends, JoAnn Hawkins, Patsy Davis, Sharon, Marvin Saunders, and John Shear. . Memorial services will be held 11:00 a.m., SATURDAY, May 23, 2020 at THOMAS FUNERAL HOME, 4520 Salem Ave. On-line condolences may also be sent to the family at