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Gretna, Louisiana

1957 - 2019 (Age 62)


Gretna, Louisiana


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Davis Mortuary Service - Gretna Obituary

John David Johnson Jr. departed this life at Universiy Medical Center on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at the age of 62. He was a native of New Orleans, LA and a resident of Terrytown, LA. John was a bus driver and co owner of Johnson Coaches, LLC. Devoted father  of John David (Felicia) Johnson, Jr., Talia (DeSean) Nisby Johnson, Angel Johnson, and Jalacia Johnson. Son of Carolyn Rose Roussell Johnson and the late John David Johnson, Sr. Grandson of   the late Eugene Roussell, Sr., Pearl Coleman Roussell,  Robert Johnson, and Geneva Scott Johnson. Brother of Derrick (Elodie) Johnson, Sr., Kitrict (Pamela) Johnson, Lydell (Ivy Lynn) Johnson, Sr., Sean (Rocki) Johnson, Sr., Giselle Lewis, Demetria (David) Quinn, Deborah (Dave) Thomas, and Felicia Johnson.  Nephew of the late Corliss Lemieux Evans, Louis  Evans, Jr., and Andrew Steve Nelson. Godfather  of Jasmine Sterling, also survived by 12 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Relatives and friends of the family and employees of Jen Care Senior Medical Center, Boomtown Casino and Hotel, Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter, Culbreath  Transportation, Greyhound, and IBEW Local 576 are invited to attend the Memorial Service at Davis Mortuary Service 6820 Westbank Expressway Marrero, LA on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 10:00a.m. To view and sign the guestbook please go to



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Farewell for now to a good friend ....

Lots of good memories on numerous band trips with you and Louis and Karl and Whip and Frank and the Rickys (Johnson and Williams)....I will never forget Disneyworld and the great times representing era which can never be replaced. Do you remember us all struggling to get the band to play the Ojay's music at our games??
Godspeed on your journey. Heaven is a brighter place with you in it, and keeping the beat. A time in my...

We are praying with the family and for the family. The loss of a love one is a hard thing for us here on earth. May y'all memories be a blessing.

Condolences from Sheron Baptiste & sisters.
WE go back from the 70ties,the Johnson's Snowball Stand, Growing up on Lincoln Avenue. Praying for your strength in God FAMILY
His Memories lives on

He was a very intelligent man, I will always admire his grace, endurance, and need for perfection. Heaven has you "Two Brains" now. Rest in Peace, JJ, till we meet again.

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. Ill always remember the green bug we all use to pile up in, those were the good old days. RIP my big brother.

So sorry for your loss . Praying for the family. The Howards family

May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. RIH John Lots of childhood memories I will truly miss seeing you on Buccola

You are gone but will never be ya..Hope u are in Paradise with the lord. Watching over us until we meet again Big Bro..Get your Rest

May you rest in perfect peace. My condolences to your family and may God bless them to understand his will. Tell Noonie ( Louis Evans)I said I miss him too.