John Johnson Obituary
John and his parents, Blanche and Horace along with his brothers, Garmon, Sonny and Mark Garmon, Sonny and John

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John Horace Johnson

March 31, 1946 - November 6, 2012
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John Horace Johnson, 66, of Marion, died Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at Mission Hospital in Asheville. Born on March 31, 1946 in Gaston County, he was the son of the late Horace Hugh Johnson and Blanche Lenora Lunsford Johnson. . Mr. Johnson was a veteran of the United States Army having courageously served three years during the Vietnam War. He was a Freemason and a member of the St. Andrew Masonic Lodge #702 in Charlotte. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Garmon Johnson. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Hunter Johnson; daughters, Tammy Chung of Tampa, FL, and Marcie...
John Horace Johnson, 66, of Marion, died Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at Mission Hospital in Asheville. Born on March 31, 1946 in Gaston County, he was the son of the late Horace Hugh Johnson and Blanche Lenora Lunsford Johnson. .

Mr. Johnson was a veteran of the United States Army having courageously served three years during the Vietnam War. He was a Freemason and a member of the St. Andrew Masonic Lodge #702 in Charlotte.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Garmon Johnson. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Hunter Johnson; daughters, Tammy Chung of Tampa, FL, and Marcie Stannard and her husband, Gavin of Marion; son, John "Lil' John" Johnson and his wife, Alita of Dallas, NC; his six grandchildren, Sarah, Emily and Anthony Chung, Isiah Johnson, and Zane and Logan Gentry; brothers, Sonny Johnson and his wife, Cathy of Stanley, NC and Mark Johnson and his wife, Lynn of Stanley, NC; and his sister-in-law, Mary Lee Johnson of Gastonia.

John was extremely loving and especially proud of his six grandchildren.

The family will receive friends prior to the service from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at Kirksey Funeral Home in Marion.

A Service of Remembrance will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, November 9, 2012 in the McCall Memorial Chapel of Kirksey Funeral Home with the Reverend Bob Ritter officiating. Burial will follow the service at McDowell Memorial Park.

Words of comfort may be shared with the Johnson family at www.kirkseyfhmarion.com.

"John, I am so sorry for the loss of your Father. I will continue to keep you and your family in my prayers. Please, remember what I said, to talk to your..." Julie (Jewels) Rimmer (Lancaster, SC)

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