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Johnny R. Johnson

Johnny R. Johnson, 77, of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, died Thursday, February 6, 2020 at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He was born Monday, May 4, 1942 in Ellisville, Mississippi.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2020 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Ellisville Funeral Home in Ellisville, Mississippi. Funeral Services will be held Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 3:00 PM at County Line Baptist Church and the Burial will follow in County Line Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Kenny Walters will officiate. Ellisville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. (601) 477-3797

Johnny was a passionate outdoorsman. He loved hunting and fishing, whatever he did, he did with passion. He took up photography and ended up teaching. He was an avid coin collector and grower of flowers. His specialty were Day Lilies and roses. He gave his 2 kids the best childhood ever. He loved the Sun and being outdoors.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lynda Pierce Johnson, parents, William and Hattie Johnson, daughter, Marla Johnson, brother, Rev, Billy Johnson, sister, Laura Jean Johnson.

Survivors include his wife of 8 years, Judith Johnson, son, Rich Johnson (Sabrina), daughter, Lynette Wimberly (Cook), step children, Jennifer Morris (Jeffrey), Ricky Shows (Michelle), Ryan Shows, grandchildren, Ashleigh Johnson, Savannah Wimberly, Jake Wimberly, Ayden Morris, Blake Shows, Channing Shows, brother, Donald Johnson (Rheba), and a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Joey Johnson, Jeffrey Morris, Jake Wimberly, Joe Ford, Eddie Anderson, Gary West Jr., Ricky Shows and Jose Vasquez

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Johnny R. Johnson
May 4, 1942 - February 6, 2020




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