AUBURNDALE - Mr. James Allen Johnson, age 42, a resident of Auburndale passed away Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Lakeland Regional due to brain cancer.
Mr. Johnson was born November 3, 1970 in Fort Stewart, Georgia to Stanley James and Sharon Elaine (Ashmore) Johnson. James was a longtime Auburndale resident and was of the Church of Christ faith. James graduated from Auburndale High School Class of 1989 and was voted most spirited. He was a casino pit clerk, he enjoyed music, gardening, theatre, family & friends.
James is survived by his loving family: father & stepmother: Jim & Terri Johnson of Winter Haven, mother: Sharon Johnson of Auburndale, sister: Lisa Johnson Sanders of Winter Haven, brother: Stuart (Tracie) Crawford of Winter Haven, 2 nephews: Kaleb & Cole, 3 nieces: Jessi, Lexi & Kendall, 1 great nephew: Ayden, several aunts, uncles & cousins.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations in James's name to: Cornerstone Hospice, 2590 Havendale Blvd., Winter Haven, FL, 33881.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Saturday, October 12, 2013 at the Kersey Funeral Home, 108 E. Lake Stella Dr., Auburndale. Private interment will follow. A gathering of family & friends will be held Saturday before services from 10 - 11 AM at the funeral home. There will be a reception immediately after the service at Legacy Church, 201 Dickey Pd., Auburndale.
Published in Ledger from Oct. 10 to Oct. 13, 2013