In Memory of




Obituary for Gary Eugene Johnson

Mr. Gary Eugene Johnson, age 55, of the Davenport section of Council, Virginia passed away Thursday (August 8, 2019) at his home. Born March 10, 1964 in Lebanon, Virginia, he was a son of the late Melvin Johnson and Vergie Alline Johnson Musick. A lifelong resident of the area, he was of the Freewill Baptist faith. He was a wonderful father.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Dolly Mae Crabtree, Mary Magdalene Whited and Cathy Lynn Crabtree; one brother, Carlos Melvin “Buck” Johnson.
Survivors include two children, Amy Johnson and companion Larry Byrd Compton of Council, Virginia and Gary Johnson and wife, Keisha of Rosedale, Virginia; one brother, Marvin Johnson and wife, Wanda of Abingdon, Virginia; two sisters, Melissa Spencer and Amanda Edge, several nieces and nephews also survive.
The family would like to extend a very special thank you to Helping Hands Hospice.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 PM Sunday in the Honaker Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Robert Tiller and Rev. Tommy Dye officiating. Interment will follow in the Frank Smith Cemetery on Big A Mountain, Virginia.
Pallbearers will be Wayne Hale, Scott Hale, Ricky Hale, Keith Crabtree, Jeff Stevens, Dwayne Harris, Danny Harris and Brian Stevens.
The family will receive friends at Honaker Funeral Home after 6 PM Saturday.