William Leon Johnson

Mr. William Leon Johnson, better known as “Wild Bill,” 79, of Winfield, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2023 in the Diversicare Health Care Center in Winfield.  Mr. Johnson was born on Nov. 30, 1943 in Dayton, TN to John and Vesta Miles. He was employed with several sawmills in the surrounding area for more than 20 years. Mr. Johnson was a man of many talents. He enjoyed playing the guitar, piano and singing. He was a man of faith and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Bill is survived by his wife of 15 years, Tammy Johnson; his children, Richard Leon Johnson (Kay) of Texas, Teresa Sirles of Texas, Angie Sirles of Texas, Johnathon William Johnson “J.J.” of Winfield, Tiffany Warren (Daniel) of Winfield, Misty Smith (Joey) of Haleyville, Felicia Johnson (David) of Winfield, Melissa Arney (Thomas) of West Point, MS, Jonathon Leon Johnson of Winfield and Jacob Johnson of Winfield; grandchildren, Natalie, Payton and Brooklyn Wilson, Roper Jones, Isaac and Katelyn Arney, Marus Sirles, Angel, Savannah, and Elisha Smith and Laken Hughes, Skeeter Kulikowski, Joanna Kulikowski, Kristy Johnson and Christopher Warner; great-grandchildren, Olivia and Paislyn Smith, Jennifer Rustin, Levi, Carson and McKenzie Kulikowski, Zoie and Ryan Kulikowski, Jaylin, Kambrim and Kirana Johnson and Elizabeth and Christopher Jr. Deroun; sisters, Lillie Sipes and Janet Sprinkle (Randy); brothers, Tommy Miles and Timmy Miles; sisters-in-law, Chris Miles and Linda Miles; a special friend and brother-in-law, Wayne Dean and a host of nieces, nephews and other close family and friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Opal Dean and Brenda Alonzo and her husband Jr.; brothers, Larry Johnson, Robert Miles, Leroy Johnson and Jacky Miles and a brother-in-law, Richard Sipes.
Funeral services for Bill were held on Thursday, Sept. 7, from the McGraw Chapel of the Miles Memorial Funeral Home with burial that followed in the Harmony Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
Miles Memorial  Funeral Home
981 State Highway 253
 Winfield, AL  35594


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