In Memory of




Obituary for David Ritchie Johnson

David Ritchie Johnson, 75, Spring Hill, Kansas passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at Olathe Hospice House, Olathe, Kansas. Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2022 with funeral service to follow at 11:00 a.m. at Bruce Funeral Home, 712 S. Webster, Spring Hill, Kansas 66083 (913) 592-2244. Burial at Spring Hill Cemetery, Spring Hill, Kansas.  Condolences may be made to www.brucefuneral Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 3846 W. 75th St. #4126, Prairie Village, Kansas 66208.

David was born in Fort Scott, Kansas on March 9, 1947, to Dale Ritchie and Floreine Emma (Casida) Johnson. He grew up in Devon, Kansas and graduated from Fort Scott High School in 1965.  On May 24, 1966, David married his beloved Sandra Jean Stumfoll in Fort Scott and together moved to Olathe, Kansas. Shortly thereafter, David and Sandra moved to Spring Hill, Kansas for which they lived for 54 years in the house they built together. David spent his career as a telephone company engineer for Continental, Contel, United Sprint later known as Embarq. David proudly served his country in the United States National Guard.  David was an avid Kansas City Royals and Chiefs fan. Although his true sports passion was watching his grandchildren play baseball, football, basketball, and volleyball. David loved traveling all over to catch a game starring his most favorite players, Lake, Ryker, Cade and Sophia. David enjoyed life, family members and many friends. He was always there to brighten the lives of others.

David is preceded in death by his parents, infant daughter Anne and wife Sandra. He is survived by his son Bryan Johnson (Amy Horton) of Olathe, Kansas; grandchildren Lake Johnson (Kelsey) of Iola, Kansas, Ryker Johnson (Sarah) of Spring Hill, Kansas, Cade Johnson, Sophia Johnson; step-grandchildren, Hailey Horton, and Kelsey Horton; 1 great-grandchild on the way; and sister Patricia Mayhew (Bob) of Spring Hill, Kansas.

David was adored and loved by all who knew him. He will be missed but never forgotten.