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Edward Lewis JohnsonFebruary 7, 1942 ~ March 12, 2017 (age 75)
Retired Command Sergeant Major (Ret. CSM) Edward Lewis Johnson, age 75, of Fayetteville, NC and formerly of Bascom, FL went home to be with the Lord on Sunday March 12, 2017 at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, Fayetteville. He was a native of Jackson County and a former member of New Liberty Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Bascom, Florida.
He is survived by his, wife, Nancy H. Johnson of Fayetteville, NC; children: Nikita G. Johnson (Tanya) of Deland, FL, Judy R. Johnson of Winston-Salem, NC, Desiree J. Sterbini (Paul) of Silver Spring, MD and Rhonda Johnson Knight of East Hartford, CT and two grandchildren: Paige Knight of East Hartford, CT and Mia Sterbini of Silver Spring, MD; brothers: Deacon Ralph D. Pollock (Helen) of Bascom, FL and Isaac H. Pollock (Hazel) of Bradenton, FL; goddaughter: Lee Bailey of Fayetteville, NC; mother-in-law: Mamie B. Hayes of Greenwood, FL; brother and sister-in-law: Henry Hayes (Hattie) of Greenwood, FL and sister-in-law Mary Hall of St. Petersburg, FL; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A viewing will be held Friday, March 24, 2017 from 5:00-7:00 P.M. at the funeral home in Graceville, Florida and the remains will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the services on Saturday.
Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. at New Liberty Hill Missionary Baptist Church located at 5239 Liberty Hill Road in Bascom, Florida.
Interment will follow in New Liberty Hill Church Cemetery in Bascom, Florida with full military honors under the directions of Christian Memorial Chapel.