Ralph Edwin Johnson of Quapaw died Sept. 23, 2008, at Miami Nursing Center after an illness. He was 74.

Mr. Johnson was born Nov. 16, 1933, in Des Moines, Iowa, to Ralph and Florence (Childers) Johnson.

He served in the Navy during the Korean War. He was a carnival worker for Star Amusements. He was of the Baptist faith.

Mr. Johnson was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and a brother.

Survivors include four sons, Ralph Edwin Johnson, Eric Johnson, David Johnson and Michael Johnson; a daughter, Debbie Johnson; three half-brothers, William Eddis, Clarence Eddis, Carl Eddis and two sisters, Elizabeth Laymon and Eva Dady.

No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of the Paul Thomas Funeral Home in Miami.