Roy Johnson Jr. Roy Johnson Jr., 67, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, in a local hospital. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He was formerly employed by Niagra Co. and was a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Luella Johnson Sr.; daughter, Valerie Johnson; and wife, Joyce Johnson. Survivors include son, Royce Johnson, of Chattanooga; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brothers, JohnWilliam Cooper and Jimmy Johnson; sisters, Joann Paris and Lorene (Francis) Steger, all of Chattanooga; several nieces, nephews, cousins; other relatives and friends. The body will lie-in-state after 9:30 a.m. on Sunday Dec. 29, at Taylor Funeral Home with the funeral to follow at 1:30 p.m. with Pastor Ronald Tucker as the eulogist. Burial: at 10:30 a.m. Monday Dec. 30, in Chattanooga National Cemetery.