Mr. Alton Heber Johnson, Sr., 87, formerly of Snow Hill, died June 26, 2017. A native of Greene County, he was born August 18, 1929, the son of Lynwood and Helen Bright Johnson. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and had retired as a supervisor with McLean Trucking Company and also as a courier with Neil Medical of Kinston. Mr. Johnson was a devoted family man and a talented cook, especially known for grilling a “mean steak”.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Speight Johnson; and children, Mike Johnson and Al Johnson.
Surviving are his daughter, Pam Johnson Clark and husband, Mike of Chocowinity; grandchildren, Shane Johnson and wife, Melissa of Winterville, Jodie Clark and wife, Jackie of Greenville, Jonathan Johnson of Snow Hill, and Derek Miles of Maryland; and great-grandchildren, Cameron Johnson, Alexis Johnson, Julia Love Clark, Jackson Wayne Clark, Delaney Miles and Evelyn Pearl Johnson.
Services will be held 11 AM Friday, June 30, at the Snow Hill Cemetery with Reverend Ronnie Heath officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the grave side.
Online condolences at www.taylor-tyson.com
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Pam and family, I am so sorry for the loss of your daddy. He was a great man and will be missed. Pam, you are like me, all your family is gone, it's just you and your family that is left, We can rejoice in that we will see them again in heaven. I remember all the good times our families had when we were growing up and I have always loved all of them and you. God bless you in your time of sorrow and grant you peace and comfort!
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