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William Arnold Johnson, Sr.

May 17, 1939 ~ November 1, 2020 (age 81)



William Arnold Johnson, Sr., 81, of 203 Fairview St., passed away, Sunday, November 1, 2020 at Sampson Regional Medical Center.

Graveside service will be held at 2 PM, Tuesday, November 3rd at Trinity United Methodist Church Cemetery with Rev. Tim Ameen officiating.  Family will receive friends immediately following the service.

William, born in Sampson County in 1939, was the son of the late Manley James Johnson and Bettie Ruth Merritt Johnson.  He was a truck driver with the lumber industry and a member of Trinity Methodist Church. 

Survivors include; wife of 47 years, Genell D. Johnson; sons, William Johnson Jr. and wife Annette and Jim Johnson and wife Jan; grandsons, James Johnson, Collin Johnson and wife Callie, and Austin Johnson;  granddaughter,  Marlee Johnson, four great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild; and his faithful four-legged companion, Hannah.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 1690 Trinity Church Road, Magnolia, NC  28453.

Arrangements are by Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home, 118 Fayetteville St., Clinton, NC  28328.


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Graveside Service
November 3, 2020

2:00 PM
Trinity United Methodist Church
1690 Trinity Church Road
Magnolia, NC 28453

Visitation following service

Trinity United Methodist Church
1690 Trinity Church Road
Magnolia, NC 28453

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