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Virgil G. Johnson

Virgil G. Johnson, 75, Camden Point, MO (formerly of Liberty, MO) passed away peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at his home.

He was born on July 16, 1946 in Island City, Missouri the son of Sammie and Mary (Smith) Johnson.

On August 5, 1984, he married Jane Velder in Kansas City, Missouri. She survives of the home.

Virgil graduated from Stanberry High School in 1965 and worked for Friskies Pet Care in St. Joseph and the Platte County Public Works. He was a member of the Island City Christian Church and loved hunting, fishing, and gardening.

He was preceded in death by his parents; step-son, Lance King; brothers, Wallace Dene Johnson, James L. Johnson, Lloyd Johnson, and Ralph L.S. Johnson; sister, Doris R. Hill and Charlie; brother-in-law, Gary Frady; Sugar Cat and many good hunting dogs.

In addition to his wife, Virgil is survived by his daughter, Kim (Jim) Treat; step-son, John King; sisters, Ann Jones and Lois Hawkins; sisters-in-law, Mary Alice Johnson, Betty Johnson, Lillie Johnson, Lil and Paul Pilsl, Connie Frady; brothers-in-law, Mike Velder, Jim and Marian Velder; mother-in-law, Evalyn Velder and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 27 at Roberson Funeral Home, King City, MO. Burial will follow in High Ridge Cemetery, Stanberry, MO. The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Friday at Roberson Funeral Home, King City, MO. Memorials may be made to the Island City Christian Church and/or the St. Joseph Animal Shelter in care of Roberson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 153, King City, MO 64463. Online condolences may be left at

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