Henry Johnson, Sr., son of the late Ruth Johnson and Lindstay Johnson was born on January 21, 1937 in Handsom, Va. He departed this life on March 12, 2021.
He attended Sunbeam School of Sunbeam, Va where he completed 10th grade. He lived in Sunbeam for many years. He resided in Gates County for four years.
Henry was employed at W. R. Hall Corporation in Norfolk, Va for 63 years. At age 84, he was the oldest member of Old Buck Hunting Club in Gates County, N.C. His hobbies were fishing, gardening, and hunting.
Henry Johnson, Sr., leaves with us an ex-wife, Mary Sue Johnson of Corapeake, NC.
He was a loving father of seven children who will continue to cherish his memories: Henry Johnson, Jr. (Annie Johnson), of Corapeake, NC, Mildred Dent (Darryl Dent) of Corapeake, NC, Tammie Pebbles (Chuck Pebbles) of Ahoskie, NC, Ruth Johnson (William Johnson) of Suffolk, Va, Sarah Boone (Rufus Boone) of Sunbury, NC, Tanya Burke of Norfolk, Va, and Kevin Knight of Norfolk, Va; two stepdaughters, Mary Johnson of Corapeake, NC and Patricia Elliott (Steve Elliott) of South Mills, NC; and a step-son, Calvin Knight of Corapeake, NC. He also leaves a sister, Samantha Hines of Bronx, NY and an aunt, Mary Whitehead of Edison, NY, who is 105 years old.
A viewing and visitation will take place on Thursday March 18, 2021 from 4:00pm-7:00pm. A celebration of life will take place on Friday March 19, 2021 at 11:00am for a funeral service at The Upper Room Assembly.
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