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FT. HOOD - Spc. Alexander 'Alex' Johnson, 21, passed away July 12, 2016.
Alex was born in Brandon, FL on Dec. 30, 1994 to Michael and Myriah Johnson. He served his country as a Specialist in the U.S. Army and was an AH-64 Apache attack helicopter repairer. He was a member of Highlands Church of God, and the American Legion. Alex was an avid outdoorsman, and had a love for God, Country and Family.
Alex is survived by his father, Michael (Sabrina) Johnson; mother, Myriah (Bradley) Johnson; sister, Kaylin Johnson; paternal grandparents, Cecil and Terri Johnson; maternal grandparents, Michael and Molly Baker; fiancé, Samantha Stinson; and his extended family; and his brothers and sisters in Arms.
Visitation will be Wed. from 5-8pm at Gentry Morrison Southside Ch-apel, 1727 Bartow Rd., Lakeland. Funeral services will be conducted Thurs. at 10am at Highlands Church of God, 2045 CR 540A, Lakeland. Interment with military honors will follow at Florida National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Alex's honor to the Wounded Warrior Project or www.activeheroes.org .

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Published in The Ledger from Jul. 17 to Jul. 18, 2016.
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June 11, 2017
Although we only served a short period of time together those memories will last a lifetime.May your memory live on in those of us whos lives you had touched.
Matthew Goodwin
August 11, 2016
At Ease. Welcome Home soldier. You are in God's hands, doing His good work. Look after our Brothers and Sisters up there. You will be sorely missed. Out. 1SG B
David Broxterman
July 29, 2016
May the power of Jesus comfort your family. Praying.for all of you ...Cherie Alderson.
Boulevard Christian Church
Cherie Alderson
July 26, 2016
My heart goes out to this family, a young man gone too soon. Lord we may never know our time, but this young man must have been ready to go home. I pray for peace to help this family heal.
Jamie Meadows
July 21, 2016
We will keep you in our prayers as we will keep Alex in our hearts. Thank you for having a brave son to honor our country. GOD Bless your family.
Cheryl Riedler Gold Star Mom
July 21, 2016
Wishing you peace in this time of sorrow,
Hope and comfort in the coming days, and
Understanding that comes from Christ. You are in our prayers.
David & Cathy Hagins
July 21, 2016
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Myrna Junior Crespo
July 21, 2016
To the Johnson Family,
I am so very sorry for the loss of your loved one. Please know that your in our thoughts and prayers; Knowing that God will comfort you as you go through this difficult time.
Sharron Watson
July 20, 2016
remembering our Fallen Soldiers
As SPC Johnson served his country well in life, his memory lives on through family and friends. Alex will always be remembered and never forgotten.
toni gross, Gold Star Mother
July 20, 2016
Gold Star Service Flag
July 20, 2016
My heart and prayers go out to the Johnson families. Alex was such a nice young man and touched so many people in his time with us. I enjoyed the chance to watch him grow up and see his youthful spirit and love for family and country. His family at Badcock will miss him dearly.
Rob Burnette
July 20, 2016
To the family of Alex, my heart and prayers are with you for your loss. My son Christian was in The Army with Alex. They spent a lot of time together. You raised a wonderful, giving young man. He is at peace with The Lord. In Christian Love, Debbie Viers. God bless Alex and God bless America
Debbie Viers
July 20, 2016
To all of the family of Alex Johnson. I am truly sorry for your lost. No one can help you understand why Alex life was cut short, but rest a sure he is in a much better place than we are. Close your eyes and you can see the funny things Alex had made you laugh about. there are lots to be happy for him. look up and Smile at him, because he is smiling back at you. He will be forever in your heart.

With our Deepest Sympathies,
Sandy and Sonny Franks. W S Badcock.
July 20, 2016
I'm so sorry for your loss.
Lynn H. Clements
Florida Southern College
Lynn Clements
July 19, 2016
Michael, I'm so sorry to hear of your loss! You are a wonderful father and raised a wonderful young man. I didn't know Alex real well but he was such a wonder young man and respectful and loved his grandmother so much!
I hope you find peace in your heart that Alex is in excellent hands right now. Sorry for your loss!
July 19, 2016
I pray you find peace and Honor your son service to this country.

Jack Moyer
Us army (Ret )
Jack Moyer
July 18, 2016
Myriah, I pray for you and your family to find peace and comfort at this time.
Catherine Perez
July 18, 2016
Our hearts go out to you and your family. I pray that when you get to the other side of the hear-ache.... you can find peace with the knowledge that your son is safe and secure in the arms of Jesus right now.
sylvia blankenbaker
July 18, 2016
Sorry for the loss to your family. The Utz's
Richard & Sally Utz
July 18, 2016
Our prayers and thoughts are with you and Molly and the rest of your family.
Brad and Nan Huffman.
July 18, 2016
Myriah, we are sorry, wish we could be ther but know we Love you and are keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.
Aunt julie Blyly
July 17, 2016
I'm very sorry for your loss. Alex was a freshman when I was a senior at Mulberry High School. He always made everyone laugh. He was like the little brother everybody wanted in their lives
Rachel Pollock
July 17, 2016
My sincere condolences to families and friends of Alex. May you continue to find comfort in God's Word. 1 Thessalonians 4:14
July 17, 2016
I want you to know how sorry I am that you have lost your son please know my prayers and thoughts are with you
Sandy Martin
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