- 85 years old
- Date of birth: Mar 24, 1930
- Date of passing: Feb 13, 2016
|Let the memory of Wayne be with us forever|
Wayne Frederick Johnson, Sr., 85, a longtime resident of Granville County passed away Saturday, February 13, 2016 at Maria Parham Hospital in Henderson.
A native of Halifax County, he was the son of the late William Patrick Johnson and Mamie Britt Johnson. He was a member of Scotland Neck Baptist Church, served in the Korean Conflict, earned a Purple Heart and was manager of A & P stores until he retired. He later devoted himself to their ceramic business. He was also very proud of his carpentry work and his vegetable garden.
Funeral services will be held Monday, February 15, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. at Eakes Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford by Rev. Cam Ford. Burial will follow at Meadowview Memorial Park.
Surviving are his wife of sixty-four years, Geraldine House Johnson of the home, three sons, Eddie (Marjorie), Patrick (Dale), and Al (Mary Ann), six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son, Wayne F. Johnson, Jr. and his siblings, Clifton, Carlton, Helen, Edith, James Edgar and Harry Johnson.
Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Maria Parham Oncology Cancer Center, 566 Ruin Creek Rd., Henderson, N.C. 27536.
Visitation will be held Monday, February 15, 2016 from 12:30 – 2:00 P.M. at Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford.
"I would like to express my deepest sympathy for the loss of your loved one. May Jehovah, the God of all comfort, help your family during this difficult time.
2 Corinthians 1: 3-4 "Praised be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our trials so that we may be able to comfort others in any sort of trial with the comfort that we receive from God.""
"Dear Johnson family, I am sorry for your pain, and loss. You can find real comfort in what God has promised, such as in John 5:28,29 -He promises that he is going to resurrect all those who have ever died, back to life again here on earth. And all the things that cause us sorrow, pain, and even death, will be gone forever. You can read about this in Revelation 21:3,4, and 1 Corinthians 15:26. To learn more about God's promises, go to JW.org."
"UNCLE WAYNE YOU WILL SURELY BE MISSED.PRAYERS TO AUNT GERRY AND FAMILY. AMY,JUNE AND FAMILIES"
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