Obituary of Richard Gail Johnson
Richard G. Johnson, 70, of Sanford died Saturday, October 6, 2018.
Mr. Johnson was born in Chatham County on September 26, 1948 the son of Otto and Lydia Margaret (Peeples) Johnson. Richard spent a large part of his life in the Silk Hope Community. He was a long-haul truck driver but enjoyed farming and had a great affection for animals. He attended Edward Hill Friends Meeting. Richard was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Frank and Steve Johnson; sister, Brenda Joyce Andrews.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years: Janie (Peele) Johnson; daughters: Tammy Morris and husband, Brian of Robbins and Jo Ann J. Butler of Sanford; grandchildren, Morgan Elizabeth Butler and William Jacob Morris; and his Special Canine Companion, Princess
A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Edward Hill Friends Meeting 92 Ed Leonard Road, Siler City with Pastor, Josh Conrad officiating.
Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the family.