Derrick Wayne Johnson, age 40, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away Thursday, June 16, 2022, in Ft. Scott. He was born March 2, 1982, in Ft. Scott, the son of Robert Michael Johnson and Linda Linnett Boyd Johnson. Derrick graduated from the Ft. Scott High School with the Class of 2000.
He went on to attend Pittsburg State University. Derrick will be remembered for his singing talent. In earlier years, he spent many hours performing and helping with the Ft. Scott Jubilee. He had employed in the deli at Price Chopper and later G & W grocery stores. He grew up attending the First Christian Church in Ft. Scott.
Survivors include his brother, Michael Johnson and wife, Jana, of Ft. Scott and two nephews, Randy and Liam. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bob and Linda Johnson and his grandparents, Bob and Margie Johnson and Bill and Celesteele Boyd.
Rev. Rob Carr will conduct a memorial service at 3:30 P.M. Thursday, June 30th at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Private burial take place in the Memory Gardens Cemetery in Ft. Scott. Memorials are suggested to the Derrick Johnson memorial fund and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.