Johnny Doyle Lail, 76, of Catawba County, passed away on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at his residence.
He was born January 2, 1944, in Catawba County, the son of the late Floyd Everette Lail and Myrtle Louise Lail. Johnny worked at Hickory Springs as a forklift operator. Most of all, he enjoyed retirement, but also enjoyed fixing anything that caught his attention.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 56 years, Doris Loretta Killian Lail; a daughter, DeAnn Lail Barnes (Chris) of Conover; a brother, Floyd “Bud” Lail (Muriel) of Conover; and a sister, Becky Hunt of Hickory. Also left to cherish the memories of Johnny is a number of nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Friday, January 31, 2020, from 1:00-2:15 p.m., at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Conover. The funeral service will follow at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Eric Hauss officiating. Burial will be in the St. Peter’s Church Cemetery.
Memorials may be sent to St. Jude Children’s Hospital at 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.
Condolences may be sent to www.alexfuneralservice.com.