<![CDATA[RICHMOND, Ind. - Charles E. "Chalk" Johnson, age 84, of Richmond, died Thursday, March 27, 2014, at Reid Hospital. Born August 3, 1929, in Laurel County, Kentucky, to Charles E. and Nancy Wyatt Johnson, Charles lived in Richmond since 1966. He was a machine operator at H&P Tool for 20 years, retiring in 1988, and also worked at Natco. Charles was a deacon and member of Freedom Missionary Baptist Church, where he volunteered to cut the grass and plant hibiscus. He had volunteered at Reid Hospital for 14 years as a mail carrier and shuttle bus driver. Charles enjoyed gardening and doing things for other people. He loved to laugh and spend time with his family. Charles was a great husband, dad, and grandpa. He dearly loved his wife. Survivors include his wife, Joan Chandler Johnson, to whom he was married January 31, 1950; children, Roberta (Tim) Fienning, Nancy Wood, and Joseph (Star) Johnson, all of Richmond; grandchildren, Joseph (Jennifer) Johnson, Phillip Johnson, Randy (Kristy) Wood, and Robert Clark; great-grandchildren, Alexandria, Ashlee, Cailee, Trinitee, Charlee, Haylee, Allen, and Juanita; sisters, Vivian Shobe of Hamilton, Ohio and Iduma Faye Stewart of Liberty, Indiana; cousins; nieces; nephews; and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Vernie Rice; brother, Lonnie Johnson; and grandson, Charlie Brown. Visitation for Charles E. "Chalk" Johnson will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Rev. H. Lynn Seagraves officiating. Entombment will be in the Earlham Memorial Mausoleum. Memorial contributions may be made to: Freedom Missionary Baptist Church, 794 South Round Barn Road, Richmond, IN 47374. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.