Charlie Johnson

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Mr. Charlie Lee Johnson, age 89 of Milwaukee, NC, died Sunday, April 19, 2009 at Halifax Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Johnson was born, Feb. 12, 1920 in Milwaukee, the son of the late Charlie Johnson and Lottie Davis Johnson. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Minnie Cornelias Lassiter Johnson who preceded him in death in 2001. He was also preceded in death by his three brothers, Horace Johnson, Wayland Johnson and Andrew Johnson; and three sisters, Elsie Johnson Francis, Willie Grey Johnson Vinson and Pearl Johnson Flythe.
He was a proud World War II Army veteran and served in Germany during World War II. He was retired from the NC State Highway Dept. and a member of Bethany United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his children, Tommy Lee Johnson and his wife, Eva, of Milwaukee and Virginia Rae Johnson McFall and her husband, Don, of Bridgewater, VA; five grandchildren, Angela Johnson Taylor, Lee Johnson, Michele McFall Sheffer, Melissa McFall Fox and Melinda McFall Berkshire; and eight great-grandchildren, Maci, Hudson, Chase, Sydney, Maddie, Trey, Gabby and Jack.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22, 2009 at Milwaukee Cemetery with Rev. Sidney Collins officiating.
The family will receive friends at Massey Funeral Home in Jackson, NC, Tuesday from 7-8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bethany United Methodist Church, Conway, NC 27820.