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.