Obit: James Johnson

Obit: James Johnson

February 17th, 2014 in Obituaries
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James Roy "J.R." Johnson, 66, of Dayton, Tennessee, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014. He graduated from Soddy High School then went on to serve his country in the U.S. Navy and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. J.R. was a former member of both the Hixson Masonic Lodge #727 F&AM and the Eastern Star Lodge #310. He was preceded in death by his parents, Haskell and Geneva Johnson. Survivors include his wife of 26 years, Sara Russell Johnson; children, Larry Kendall Hicks (Christy), Lloyd Ray McClure (Angie), Sara Lanette Williams (Jackie), Annette Brown and Sue Cornett; 14 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and four nieces. Services will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Carl Hunsucker officiating. Burial will follow at Hamilton Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be today from 4 to 9 p.m. Condolences and memories can be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com. Arrangements are by Williamson and Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379.