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.
Flemming Funerals- Chesterfield Chapel
Friday April 6th, 2018
110 South Craig Street
Chesterfield, SC 29709
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Katrina Blue lit a candle on Apr 7 2018 11:04:58 PM
So sorry to about Pops Brittney. Always had a joke or 2 for me to laugh at... will keep you in my prayers and I’m so sorry for your loss love.
Submitted by Tez Sanders on Apr 7 2018 11:10:35 AM
I’m sorry for your lose my prayers are with you love 🙏🏽
Submitted by Vivian Lindsey on Apr 6 2018 06:00:22 PM
He will truly be missed
Submitted by Shakeeka Myers on Apr 6 2018 03:03:56 PM
Brittney we are so sorry for your loss.He and I have been friends for years.Gary would come to our home to go fishing and sometimes he would have dinner with us.He and I would talk for hours Your Dad worry about you and truly Love You.He will surely be missed
Submitted by Theresa And Bobby Barber on Apr 6 2018 08:55:04 AM
Brittney, I am so sorry for your loss. Your father was such a caring and loving man. Though I never got the pleasure of meeting him, he always asked about me and checked in on me. He will forever live on through you, my Carebear!!
Submitted by Athena Brown on Apr 4 2018 01:30:45 PM
In very sorry for your lost Brittany I'm going to miss my cousin he was an inspiration to me we have to learn as a family to love because time is short for all or us keep ur head up
Submitted by VINCENT Glenn on Apr 4 2018 12:04:40 PM
Condolences to Brittney and the Johnson family.
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