September 29, 1951 – April 16, 2021
Born in Stromsburg, NE
Resided in Kansas City, MO

Royal Lee Johnson

Royal Lee Johnson, 69, of Kansas City, MO passed away April 16, 2021 in Kansas City, MO. Born September 29, 1951 in Stromsburg, NE to Theodore and Bernice (Peterson) Johnson.

Royal was a millwork sales representative. He was a member of Atonement Lutheran Church, Overland Park, KS and Kansas City Homebuilders Association.

Family members include his wife Jenny; stepdaughter Keri (Curt) Haverland, KC, MO; step granddaughter Addie Haverland; brothers DeVerne (Jeril) Johnson, Platte City, MO and Arlette (Jane) Johnson, Hampton, NE; sister MarVelle Kaltenbach, Rickreal, OR; nieces, nephews, and cousins. Preceded in death by his parents, brothers Merle, Waldean and Roger, and former wife Jill.

Funeral Service: 1:00 p.m. Saturday (4-24-21) Roper and Sons Midtown Chapel, 4300 ‘O’ Street with Pastor Barb Smisek officiating. Face masks are required. Livestream available at

Visitation one hour prior to service time.

Memorials to American Cancer Society or Pleasant Valley Baptist Church.

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