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William "W.L" Johnson

December 9, 1954 November 25, 2017
William "W.L" Johnson
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Obituary for William "W.L" Johnson

William Lacy “W.L.” Johnson, 63, of the Calypso community, died early Saturday morning while being cared for at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. He is survived by his daughter, Michelle Senzel and her husband Tom of Florida, and a son, Chris Johnson and his wife Alison of Calypso; a brother, Jo Johnson of Albertson; a granddaughter that was the apple of his eye, Catherine “Scoobie” Johnson; a nephew, Charlie Johnson; two special cousins, J.D. Waters, and Sue Miller; and special friend, Danny Gwaltney.

W.L. was preceded in death by his parents; Albert Leon and Catherine Waters Johnson; and a special sister-in-law, Net Johnson. W.L. was a simple man, who loved his family and spending time in and around the Calypso community. He could often be found around the Beautancus Club pond, or simply hanging at the local Friendly Mart. He had formerly been employed with Tri-County EMC as a lineman.

A service of remembrance will be held on Monday afternoon, November 29,at 4:00pm, at the Calypso Baptist Church in Calypso. The Rev. Greg Day will officiate the service. The family will receive friends immediately following at the church and at other times at the home of his son Chris in Calypso. Memorials may be directed to the church in W.L.’s memory.

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