SHELBY - Doyt Lee Johnson, 80, of 1710 N. Lafayette Street, Shelby, passed away June 17, 2013, at CaroMont Regional Medical Center in Gas-tonia.
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Born April 14, 1933, in Randolph County, Mr. Johnson was a son of the late Jasper Newton Johnson and Vera Shaw Johnson. He was em-ployed for Bernhardt Furniture Company since 1973 and was a member of First United Methodist Church of Lawndale where he was a usher and a member of the United Methodist Men. Mr. Johnson was a member of Fallston American Legion and served in the US Navy during the Korean Conflict. He was an avid sports fan and loved his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren very much.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Von Frank Johnson and a sister, Helen Embler.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Anna Waterhouse Johnson; four sons, Phil Johnson and wife, Melissa, Kirby Johnson and wife, Kris and Scott
Johnson all of Shelby and Douglas Johnson and wife, Megan of Chesire, CT; sister, Iris Shaw of Thomasville; eleven grandchildren, Brandon, Ash-ley, Daniel, Kelly, Devon, Andy, Tyler, Will, Lucas, Matthew and Meighan and two great-grandchildren, Abram and Adalynn.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Stamey Funeral Home, Fallston.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church of Lawndale with the Rev. David Hiatt officiating.
The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service.
Burial will be at Rose Hill Memorial Park, Fallston.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, PO Box 548, Lawndale, NC 28090 or to
of NC, 5960 Fairview Road, Ste 708, Charlotte, NC 28210.
A guest register is available at www.stameyfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Stamey Funeral Home, Fallston.
Stamey Funeral Home - Fallston
846 E. Stagecoach Trail PO Box 639 Fallston, NC 28042
Published in Shelby Star on June 18, 2013