David passed away on January 15, 2022. Some people knew him as “Bo” and others as “DJ”.
Born and raised in Whiteville, NC. He was a United States Navy Veteran and a cook at Grants, Abdows, and Kmart.
His parents (Mack and Ethel Johnson), his wife Lois, and grandson James predeceased him.
David’s brothers: William, Billy Joe, Paul, Norward, and their families survive him.
His children survive him: Lenora, David, Ethel, and Robert.
His grandchildren: Rebekah, Tanisha, Elon, Acaia, Madeline, Sammy, Jamal, Joel, Jeremiah, Alexander, and Abigail and his great-grandson Dakota also survive him.
He leaves his companion Patricia and her children: Christine, Shelley, Sue, and Patricia’s grandchildren Tyler, Ashelyn, Lexie, Ally, and Dyson.
We will miss his cooking skills, love of coffee, and a lifetime of stories he shared with us.
A military ceremony will be later at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers Memorial Donations may be made in memory of David G. Johnson, Sr. to The Friends of The Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery P.O. Box 739, Chicopee, MA 01020.
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