Let the memory of Joseph be with us forever
  • 76 years old
  • Born on April 13, 1935 .
  • Passed away on April 17, 2011 .

Mr. Joseph E. Johnson, Jr., 76 year old resident of West Point died Sunday, April 17, 2011, at George H. Lanier Memorial Hospital.

Mr. Johnson was born, Saturday, April 13, 1935, in Manchester, Tennessee, the son of the late Ruby Stone Johnson and Joseph E. Johnson, Sr. He graduated from West Point High School, the University of Georgia and served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War, 1954 to 1956. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of West Point. Mr. Johnson retired from Milliken and Company in 1995.

Mr. Johnson was preceded in death by his wife Helen Johnson and is survived by his step son, Charles J. G. (Rebekah) Crawford of Auburn, Alabama, and 5 grandchildren, Elspeth Crawford, Bryn Crawford, Ian Crawford, Fiona Crawford and James Crawford.

Funeral services for Mr. Joseph E. Johnson, Jr. will be held Thursday, April 21, 2011, at 2:00 PM EDT from the First United Methodist Church of West Point. Reverend Gil McGinnis will officiate. The family will greet friends following the service.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 306 East 7th Street, West Point, Georgia, 31833.                                   

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