Mr. Jimmy Lee Johnson, 73, of Bolivia, died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at Premier Living of Lake Waccamaw.
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Mr. Johnson was born in Chatham County, on July 21, 1939, and was the son of the late Jesse Lee and Mary Ruth Johnson.
He was U.S. Navy veteran serving three years aboard the USS Taconic.
He was a member of Holden Beach VFW Post 8866. He was employed with Allied Chemicals for 14 years and then served as a supervisor with Brunswick County Water and Sewer Department.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman. His hobbies were woodworking, painting, gardening, reading and spending time with his grandchildren. He was a member of Sharon United Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Harvey C. Mallard.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce Carlisle Johnson of the home; four children, Lisa Kennedy of Longs, S.C., Teresa Mallard of Ash, Sheri Mills and husband Jerry of Shallotte, and Lee Johnson of Holden Beach; four grandchildren, Devane Tolbert, Jesse Mills, Stephen Mallard and Destiny Kennedy; two brothers, Benny Johnson of Supply, and Earl Johnson of Newberry, S.C.; two sisters, Leslie Roach of Supply and Faye Galloway of Varnamtown.
A memorial service was set for 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, at Sharon United Methodist Church with the Rev. Eddie Hill officiating.
The family was set to receive friends one hour prior to the memorial service at the church and other times at the residence, 521 Colonial Landing Road in Bolivia.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Holden Beach VFW Post 8866 in Supply or a charity of one's choice.
You may offer online condolences at www.shallottefunerals.com.
Arrangements by White Funeral and Cremation Service, Shallotte.
Published in The Brunswick Beacon on Oct. 5, 2012