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James Edward Johnson

January 27, 1935 March 1, 2018
James  Edward Johnson
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Obituary for James Edward Johnson

James Edward Johnson, “JJ”, passed away on March 1, 2018 at the age of 83.

JJ was preceded in death by his parents Aaron Johnson and Juanita Goodman-Johnson, brother, Earl Johnson, and son, Jeff Johnson.

JJ is lovingly remembered by his wife of 41 years, Eva Lou Johnson, three sisters, Evelyn Moore, Elaine Adams, and Eva Mae Campbell, children, Candy Johnson-Berger, Debbie Shoopman, James Shoopman, Sheila Siegel, James A. Johnson, John Johnson, and Sarah Johnson, his special friend, Dickie Fryer, as well as numerous other family members and friends.

James was born in Grand Ridge, Florida on January 27, 1935.

He graduated from Winter Haven High School in 1953 and went on to graduate from University of Florida and College of William and Mary, where he received his Master’s Degree.
Before attending College of William and Mary, he began his career in the United States Air Force, where he went on to become a Lieutenant Colonel and a Flight Instructor. He served in the Air Force for 26 years before retiring.

He was a member of Legacy Church.

A memorial service for Mr. Johnson will be held at Caruth-Hale Funeral Home, at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 6, 2018 with Pastor Larry Burton officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256 or Homes For Our Troops, 6 Main Street, Taunton, Ma, 02781.

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10:00 AM 3/6/2018 10:00:00 AM
Caruth-Hale Funeral Home

155 Section Line Road
Hot Springs, AR 71913

Caruth-Hale Funeral Home
155 Section Line Road Hot Springs 71913 AR
United States

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