Gary Tyrone Johnson, the son of Rudene Johnson and the late Herbert Civers was born October 1, 1948 in LaGrange, Georgia. He departed this life on Friday, March 30, 2018 at McLeod Health-Cheraw, Cheraw, South Carolina.

Gary was raised in Georgia and New Jersey. He graduated from East Orange High School, East Orange, New Jersey. While living in New Jersey, he was employed with UPS and relocated to Chesterfield, South Carolina after meeting the love of his life and marrying Gloria Jean Lindsey. Gary was a jeweler and salesman. He was a truly Jack of All trades!!!

Gary leaves to mourn a host of family and friends as well as his Church of Christ family. He loved church and remained faithful until his death. Gary enjoyed fishing, hunting, listening to the oldies, laughing, teaching others the bible, spending time with his daughter Brittney and church family. He touched the lives of many people with his sense of humor and generosity.

Left to cherish fond memories: a daughter Brittney Johnson, Florence, SC; his mother, Rudene Byrom, Hartsville, SC; five sisters, Shirley Jean Jackson, LaGrange, GA, Barbara Gates (Steve), LaGrange, GA, Trina Davidson, LaGrange, GA, Betty Davidson, LaGrange, GA and Charlie Davidson (Shawn), LaGrange, GA; a brother, Gregory Civers (Barbara), LaGrange, GA; and a host of nieces, nephews, in-laws, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife Gloria Jean Lindsey Johnson.