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BLUEFIELD, WV Donald Ray Johnson age 80 Hurricane Ridge (Airport Road) went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday July 21, 2017. Born April 23, 1937 in Bluefield, WV he was a son of the late Thomas Johnson and Jessie Nunn Johnson.
Donald was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Bluefield, He loved God and his family. He had been a truck driver for Haynes Construction and Lilly Construction. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister Frances Evans and brothers Gene, Haskell, Mack and George Johnson.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Eleanor Shephard Johnson, at home, children: Patricia Carbaugh and husband Tim, Danny Johnson and wife Lisa, Melissa Bailey and husband David, Charles Johnson and wife Melena, sisters: Shirley Sink and husband June, Joyce Gunter and husband Melvin, brother: Jack Johnson and wife Brenda, 8 grandchildren: Heather and husband Chris, Danny Ray, Josh, Maegan and husband Ricky, Keith, Carson, D.J., and Kiersten, 5 great grandchildren: Gage, Taylor, Destiny, Bailey and Lil Ricky, a special nephew Mark Allen and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday July 25, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Mercer Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Tim Carbaugh and Pastor David Bailey officiating. Interment will follow at Grandview Memory Gardens Cemetery, Bluefield, VA. Serving as pallbearers will be Danny Ray Johnson, Josh Sluss, Gage Pennington, Keith Carbaugh, Carson Johnson and D.J. Bailey.
The family will receive friends Monday July 24, 2017 at Mercer Funeral Home from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Those wishing to share memories or condolence messages with the family may do so by visiting www.MercerFuneralHome.com
Mercer Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family of Donald Ray Johnson.
Published on July 23, 2017
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