James Carroll Johnson, 81, of Bradenton, passed away Sept. 16, 2013. He was preceded in death by his first wife, of 53 years, Carole T. Johnson. He is survived by his second wife, of 3 years, Doris Tudor. Born June 5, 1932, in Bradenton, he was a son of the late Taylor and Dixie Romine Johnson. He was a United States National Guard veteran. He worked in Manatee Co. as a plasterer most of his life. He enjoyed fishing and golfing, and was a member of First Baptist Church of Bradenton. Survivors also include his son, Chris Johnson and wife Faye, of Bradenton; his daughter, Denise Cline and husband Larry, of Myakka; a brother, Harrison Taylor Johnson, of New Smyrna Beach; his sister, Betty Hicks and husband Henry, of Homosassa; five grandchildren, Shane and wife Danielle, Christy, Brant and wife Ashley, Ben and Dixie; and one great-granddaughter, Gianna. A memorial service will be conducted at12:00 pm on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at First Baptist Church of Bradenton, by Dr. Rick Lineberger. The family will receive friends from 11:00 am -12:00 pm at the church, prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be made to Tidewell Hospice. Manasota Memorial Park and Funeral Home is assisting the family. To send a condolence to the family please visit www.manasotamemorial.com.
Published in The Bradenton Herald on Sept. 18, 2013