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Services

Franklin D. Bailey, Sr.

Nov. 22, 1932 ~ Oct. 19, 2019

Services will be held: October 22, 2019

Howard Thomas Jones, Sr.

April 2, 1930 ~ October 18, 2019

Services will be held: October 22, 2019

Sarah Louise Adams Coates

October 17, 1918 ~ October 15, 2019

Services will be held: October 18, 2019

Norris Ray Yates

Jan. 26, 1935 ~ Oct. 15, 2019

Services will be held: October 19, 2019

Della Louise Franks

February 17, 1939 ~ October 11, 2019

Services will be held: October 19, 2019

Peggy Ipock Parrish

November 13, 1930 ~ October 13, 2019

Services will be held: October 18, 2019

E. Millard Johnson

September 24, 1931 ~ October 12, 2019

Services will be held: October 17, 2019

Marland Overton Denton

October 31, 1941 ~ October 10, 2019

Services will be held:

Herbert Gordon Johnson



February 26, 1938 ~ August 8, 2019

Herbert Gordon Johnson, 81, died at Morningside on Thursday, August 8, 2019. He was born in Knightdale, NC on February 26, 1938 to the late Lemuel Gordon Johnson and Nova Bridges Johnson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Lenora Johnson Bright and a brother, Roy Nelson Johnson. Also, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Linda Cole Johnson and his second wife, Sue Taylor Johnson.
Herbert grew up in the Deep River community and graduated from Deep River High School. He also attended Campbell College. After completing college, he moved to Raleigh and worked at the Department of Revenue and retired after 35 years. He was an avid Wolfpack fan who ushered at Reynolds Coliseum. He was a long-term member and former deacon at Forest Hills Baptist Church. He loved reading Billy Graham books and devotionals. He was a daily reader of the News and Observer and enjoyed working “Jumble Puzzles”. He never met a stranger and liked to ask questions.
Surviving are his daughters, Jennifer Parrish and husband, Jeremy of Garner and Amanda Goodman and husband, David of Charlotte; sisters, Athelene Walker and husband Jesse and Margaret Pickard; sister-in-law, Virginia Johnson; grandchildren, Lauren Elizabeth Parrish, Carson Alexander Parrish and Brianna Ruby Goodman.
The family would like to thank Morningside Assisted Living, ComForcare Home Care and Amedisys Hospice and especially George Mukete for all the care and compassion they provided. A special thank you for the weekly Saturday visits from Roy and Ginger Johnson.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Monday, August 12, 2019 at Forest Hills Baptist Church, 201 Dixie Trail, Raleigh, NC with a reception and visitation immediately following the service. Interment will be held 3:00 pm Monday at Flat Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, 4148 Deep River Road, Sanford, NC 27330.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Forest Hills Baptist Church or Flat Springs Baptist Church.


Visitation

August 12, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Forest Hills Baptist Church
201 Dixie Trail Raleigh, NC

Service

August 12, 2019

11:00 am

Forest Hills Baptist Church
201 Dixie Trail Raleigh, NC

Guestbook

  1. George Mukete

    Mr Herbert was such a gentle and friendly man,he happened to have won my heart from the very first day I met him.My sincere condolences to his entire family most especially his two daughters whom am very proud of cos they showed their dad enough love.May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace

  2. Judy Childress

    Herbert Johnson was a man who loved and obeyed the Lord. Herbert would drive anyone who needed transportation for surgeries, groceries, doctors’ appointments, pharmacy, emergencies, and essentials.
    His big heart showered many neighbors, family and friends who were in need.

    I was one who he helped. He was not selfish; he wanted to help people. I have appreciation in my heart because of Herbert.

  3. Cathy Eakes

    I remember him well. Such a nice and friendly good friend to me as I worked in N C Dept of Revenue for 20 years. Prayers for his family and friends!

  4. Jane Ryan

    I WILL GREATLY MISS MR. JOHNSON. HIS DAUGHTER WAS, AMANDA, WAS A VERY CLOSE FRIEND OF MY OLDEST DAUGHTER DEVON SITES JOHNSON GROWING UP. WE ALL SPENT MANY HAPPY TIMES TOGETHER.BOTH OF MY DAUGHTERS: KATIE SITES TAYLOR, DEVON AND I WERE FORMER MEMBERS OF FOREST HILLS BAPTIST CHURCH. WE ALL WENT BACK. TO OUR METHODIST ROOTS. ALWAYS LOVED VISITING THE JOHNSON HOUSEHOLD. I DON’T BELIEVE I EVER SAW MR. JOHNSON’S FACE THAT HE WASN’T SMILING.AND…. THE SAME FOR SUE JOHNSON. I AM SO VERY GRIEF STRICKEN. THAT AMANDA AND JENNIFER WILL HAVE TO GO THROUGH THE SORROW OF LOSING THEIR DAD.

  5. Becky Carpenter

    We are so very sorry for your loss.

    Becky and Rob Carpenter

  6. David Bridges ( cousin )

    My sincerest condolences to each member of Herbert’s family.

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