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Elvin D. Johnson

September 1, 1946 May 6, 2018
Elvin D. Johnson
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Obituary for Elvin D. Johnson

…The Time of my departure is at hand. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. II Timothy 4L6-7

Elvin Douglas Johnson peacefully finished his course on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at Westmoreland Rehabilitation Center, Colonial Beach, Virginia.

Elvin, the only son of the late George and Dora Johnson, was born on September 1, 1946. He was educated in the public schools of King and Queen
County and graduated from Central High School in 1964.

Elvin was baptized and started his walk with the Lord at an early age. He later became a member of Shiloh Baptist Church, Bowling Green, Virginia.

In 1968, Elvin began working for InterArms, Inc. in Alexandria, Virginia as a Gunsmith and remained there for 35 years until his retirement. After a couple of years of routing for his beloved Redskins, attending shooting matches, and dancing many nights away. Elvin went back to work for five years as a Transit Driver for Fredericksburg Regional Transit until 2013. For many years, he was a member of the Canadian Club and was an avid motorcycle rider.

Elvin loved his family and leaves to cherish precious memories, a loving, faithful and devoted wife Evelyn “Dessie” Johnson of Bowling Green VA; an exceptionally devoted daughter, Lacontas Mechelle Johnson-Thompson (Joey) of Newtown, VA; one son Dame Byrd of Oxon Hill, MD; one grandson Darius Byrd of Oxon, Hill, Md.; a caring step-son, Tony O. Byrd of Fredericksburg, VA; four step-grandchildren Keyshaun and Alyssa Byrd of Winchester, VA; Faunche and Joe Thompson V of Denver, CO; one uncle Thurman Johnson Sr. of Newtown, VA; five brother-in-laws, Nathaniel Byrd (Christina), Clifford Byrd (Barnita), Gerald Byrd (Constance), Jeffrey Byrd of King George, VA; and Kenneth Byrd (Eunicseia) of Spotsylvania, VA; two sister-in-laws, Gladys Johnson (Frank) and Deborah Cole of Fredericksburg, VA; a host of cousins and friends to include devoted friends Loumell Chapman V, James “Jimmy” Johnson, Floyd Roy, John W. Richards Jr, Mark Monroe, Joseph Saunders Jr. and caregiver Cheryl Johnson.


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Visitation

Friday

11

May

12:00 PM 5/11/2018 12:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 5/11/2018 4:00:00 PM
Cedell Brooks Funeral Home

25662 A.P. Hill Blvd
Port Royal, VA 22535

Cedell Brooks Funeral Home
25662 A.P. Hill Blvd Port Royal 22535 VA
United States

Service

Saturday

12

May

12:00 PM 5/12/2018 12:00:00 PM
Shiloh Baptist Church

127 South Main Street
Bowling Green, VA 22427

Remains can be viewed two hours prior to service.

Shiloh Baptist Church
127 South Main Street Bowling Green 22427 VA
US

Cemetery

Saturday

12

May

2:00 PM 5/12/2018 2:00:00 PM
Mount Lawn Cemetery

9327 Woodford Rd
Woodford, VA 22580

Mount Lawn Cemetery
9327 Woodford Rd Woodford 22580 VA
United States
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