Warren Johnson Sr.
Warren Johnson Sr., 82, of Madison Mills, Va., departed this life on Thursday, May 6, 2021, at his residence. He was born on June 25, 1938, in Orange County, Virginia, to the late Wallace Johnson Sr. and Sarah Johnson.
He was reared in the Orange County area, where he remained until becoming a man and seeking a better life finding it necessary to locate to an area that provided more opportunity. Washington, D.C. became his home of choice, where work was plentiful and opportunity was pretty much believing in yourself that you could achieve it if you worked hard and believed in yourself. Bro Warren worked a number of jobs before settling on opening a lawn care business that he worked until moving back to Orange County, Virginia.
On January 1, 2021, the Lord called his wife of 63 years home to rest. Pryor to his wife passing the Lord called two sons, Timothy Johnson and Jerome Johnson and then daughter, Thelma Penny Johnson; a sister, Ann Simpson; and a brother, Howard Johnson.
Warren is survived by one son, Warren Johnson Jr. of Washington, D.C.; three sisters Louise Daniels of Brooklyn, N.Y., Katherine Devonish of Coco, Fla., and Jeannette Johnson of Charlottesville, Va.; two brothers, Robert Johnson Sr. of Unionville, Va., and Wallace Johnson Jr. of Unionville, Va., and a number of grandchildren, nieces nephews, other relations and friends.
Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, May 21, 2021, with the Rev. Robert Anthony and Pastor S. Hopkins, officiating. Interment will be held at the Westview Cemetery, Orange, Va. A viewing will be held from 4 until 8 p.m. Thursday, May 20, 2021, at Satchels Funeral Service. Satchels Funeral Service of Orange, Va., is in charge of arrangements.
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Published by Daily Progress on May 20, 2021.