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Dr. Robert Klappert Johnson

Service Date: May 28, 2021
Visitation Info: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
Interment Info: Highland Cemetery
Service Info: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
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Dr. Robert Klappert Johnson, 85, of Ft. Myers, Florida, formerly of Edgewood, Kentucky, went to be with the Lord on May 15, 2021. Robert epitomized “God, Family and Country.”  Robert was a founding partner of Northern Kentucky Orthopedic Associates where he was a hand specialist. He was a Colonel in the United States Army. He was Chief Resident at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. He was the Chief of Orthopedics at Ireland Army Medical Center in Ft. Knox, Kentucky.  He was on the Board of Directors where he served a pivotal role in building St. Elizabeth South Hospital in Edgewood, Kentucky.  He developed the first hospice service in Northern Kentucky and he initiated the first Emergency Medical Technician and paramedic training in Northern Kentucky. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 55 years, Judith I. Johnson in 2012 and grandson, Nicholas R. Johnson in 2008. He leaves behind their loving children, Robert W. (Marigen) Johnson, Laura A. McGlinchey, Kenneth R. Johnson and Mary G. (David) Remley, grandchildren, John R. McGlinchey, Julia E. McGlinchey, Mary Eliza Abigail Johnson, Raymond Q. Johnson, Lillian G. Johnson, Alyssa L. Johnson, Elizabeth I. Johnson, Cassandra M. Leming and Samantha Leming and his wife of 6 years, Carole L. Johnson and her children Daniel J. (Yenallis) Gray, David C. (Virginia) Gray and Christian D. (Judith) Gray and her grandchildren, Alexander Gray, Andrew Gray, Heidi Gray, and Ellen Gray. Visitation will be held on Friday, May 28, 2021 from 3pm to 7pm at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church with funeral services to follow at 7pm. Burial will be Saturday, May 29, 2021 at 10am at Highland Cemetery in Ft. Mitchell, KY with Military Honors to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 2718 Dixie Highway, Lakeside Park, KY 41017.

Friday
28
May
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

2718 Dixie Highway
Lakeside Park, KY 41017
Friday
28
May
7:00 pm

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

2718 Dixie Highway
Lakeside Park, KY 41017

Highland Cemetery

Address: 2167 Dixie Hwy Ft. Mitchell, KY 41017
Thursday
1
January
12:00 am - 12:00 am

Dr. Robert Klappert Johnson


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Soar High

Dr. Johnson was, is and shall remain one of the most inspiring men I know. He had a heart of solid gold and a smile that would light up the room. He was my client that became my friend that became my family. He taught me how to and the importance of, loving and having faith in myself. He could match or go beyond the wisdom of any scholar. Dr. Johnson was/is the definition of a great man. He will be greatly missed.
Fly High and Soar with the Angels. Condolences to all that knew him as family and/or considered him a friend.
Deepest Love, Charlie


May he rest in Peace.

We will remember your family in prayers. Our memories at the farm will never fade. He was such a great guy and always there for you. His smile and enthusiasm was the person he was always.

Phyllis and Ron


Praying for the family

Sending prayers for the family. The Bott Family


RIP Dr J!

I got to work with Bob in the OR at St E for many years. I also was Ginger’s dog sitter for many a vacation. He was truly a gem. He always treated everyone with the utmost kindness and respect, and did excellent work. Always happy, a gentle soul, and that laugh! May he Rest In Peace. I will remember your family in my prayers.