Mr. John A, Johnson was born November 27, 1949, to the late John Johnson and the late Elizabeth Johnson. On October 30, 2021, he departed this earthly life peacefully at MUSC – Florence after an illness.
John attended the Public Schools of Florence, South Carolina.
He was a member of Maxwell Baptist Church.
John spent most of his life working at CSX Railroads. He later gained employment with Piggly Wiggly, where he was known as the Grill Man. He was responsible for cooking ribs and chicken outside the store and will be remembered for making his “Do what you do sauce.”
He loved fishing, grilling, and watching his favorite television show Gun Smoke. Back in the day he loved playing baseball with the Rocket Flyers. He really loved his family and his grandchildren, enjoyed spending time with them and would do anything for them. He loved to eat, especially sweets.
He was preceded in death by his parents John and Elizabeth Johnson; a son, Terrell Williams; and a brother, Charles Johnson.
Left to cherish his precious memories are a faithful beloved friend, Chilton Eagleton; one daughter, Nakia Eagleton (Terry) Self of Florence, South Carolina; one son, John J. Johnson of Florence, South Carolina; three grandchildren, Jaydan Johnson, Mekhi Self, and Temperance Self all of Florence, South Carolina; three siblings, James Johnson of Washington, District of Columbia, Patricia (Donald) Holt of Florence, South Carolina; and Carl Johnson of Florence, South Carolina; one sister-in-law, Mary Johnson of Brooklyn, New York; two aunts, Mary Stewart of Washington, District of Columbia and Margaret Chavis of Washington, District of Columbia; one uncle, Jerry Frierson of New York, New York; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Please keep the family of John Johnson in your thoughts and prayers.