Eddie Johnson, Sr.
April 25, 1925 - July 23, 2020
Eddie Johnson, Sr., a resident of Bogalusa, LA was born to the late Rev. Joseph Johnson, Sr. & the late Alma Jane Pittman Taylor Johnson. His Spiritual transition was July 23, 2020 at Our Lady of Angels in Bogalusa, LA.
Deacon Johnson was a member of Tree of Life Baptist Church for over 70 years currently pastored by Rev. Loranzo Magee.
Preceded in death by his loving wife, Celestina; four sons, Andrew, Willie J. & Eddie Jr.; four brothers, Ernest Taylor, Rev. W.J., Joseph Jr., & Tom E. Johnson; four sisters, Viola Cole, Selena Wooley, Kathleen Henry & Hazel Steptoe.
He is survived by five daughters, Geraldine Davis (Jerone), Lee Bilberry, Beverly Magee and Jeanette Johnson, all of Bogalusa, LA and Barbara Gatdula (Alfredo) of Jackson, MS ; three sons, Rev. John W., Sr. (Burnett) of Jonesboro, GA, Vial Rodney (Claudia) and Frederick, both of Bogalusa, LA; one step- sister, Mary (Rev. M J Galloway) of Bogalusa, LA; one brother-in-Law, Laureano Marañon of La Union, PHL; one sister-in-law, Dalen Marañon of La Union, PHL; and a village of (family & friends) grand, great grand & great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and an endless number of loving Christian friends.
Special acknowledgements to Christopher Russell, Richard Ard, Robert Cooper, Theresa Keller, J.J Creel, Connie & Elton Lacey, Peter Gard, Dr. Ogden, Dr. Campbell, Brandi Vince, Virgie Rodgers, Jackie & Carrie Fortenberry, Sarah Peterson, Valeria Aikens, Min. L. M. James, Our Lady of Angels ER Staff, caregivers: Crista Seal, John G, Beau, Ricky and Brittney for their time, service and endless support doing our father's illness.
Drive thru viewing will be Friday, July 31, 2020 from 2 p.m.-6. p.m. Funeral service will be Saturday, August 1st at 11 a.m with Rev John W Johnson, Pastor Officiating. Covid19 safety precautions will be practiced.
Crain & Sons Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.