Kenneth Mitchell "Mike" Johnson

Kenneth Mitchell "Mike" Johnson, 67, of Hillside Dairy Road, Pittsboro died Monday, September 25, 2017 at Duke University Hospital.

Mr. Johnson was born in Apex on April 18, 1950 the son of Kenneth Vance and Verlie (Barnhill) Johnson. Mike was a member of Hickory Mountain Baptist Church, a 1968 graduate of Pittsboro High School, an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Mike was an avid outdoors man.

He was employed by Clean Harbors Environmental as a heavy equipment operator. He enjoyed hunting, logging, woodworking, carpentry, Tar Heel football and NASCAR.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife of 37 years: Carolyn (Hoenig) Johnson; three daughters: Amber J. Crotts and husband, Stephen Crotts, Jr. of Pittsboro, Cindy W. McNeill and husband, Chris of Cameron and Kathy W. Brown of Pittsboro; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren and his canine companion, Tucker.

The family will receive friends Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 7:00-9:00 PM at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 North Second Avenue, Siler City, NC. The funeral will be Friday, September 29, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Hickory Mountain Baptist Church, 1094 Mt. Vernon-Hickory Mountain Road, Siler City with Rev. Lee Callicutt officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Hickory Mountain Baptist Church, 1094 Mt. Vernon-Hickory Mountain Road, Siler City, NC 27344.

Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com.