Johnny H. Idell age 76 of Limestone passed away Monday June 19, 2023 at his home. He was a US Army Veteran and after retirement as a carpenter he worked part time at Tipton's Sawmill. The family would like to extend a special thank you to his VA Primary Home Care Team, caregivers from Caris Hospice, very many special friends and neighbors, and 2 special caregivers Ann and Catherine from Home Instead. He is survived by his wife of 55yrs Faye Ryans Idell, daughter and son-in-law Carla and Gary Shoemaker, 2 grandsons James and Samantha Shoemaker of Norfolk, VA and Cody and Donna Shoemaker, great grandson Ethan Shoemaker, brother and sister-in-law David and Teresa Idell, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Betty Ryans, Dinah Idell, Ivan and Sherry Ryans, Jerry Ryans, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded by his parents Orlan and Pauline Idell, 2 brothers Gene Idell and Lynn Idell, sister Patsy Hensley. The family will receive friends from 2-4pm Friday at Jeffers Funeral Chapel at Afton with a graveside service to follow at 4pm Friday in Graceland Memorial Gardens with Rev. Oscar McAmis officiating. Pallbearers will be family and friends.