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William W. Johnson Sr.
6/26/1954 - 2/28/2014

William  W. Johnson Sr.

Mr. William “Bill” W. Johnson, Sr., age 59, of Hayesville, NC, formerly of Birmingham, AL, died Friday, February 28, 2014 in Asheville, NC. Funeral service will be at Carmichael Funeral Home Chapel at 12:00 PM, Tuesday, March 4, 2014, with Rev. Daryle Nichols officiating. Interment will follow at 2:30 PM at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA. Mr. Johnson was a retired military Veteran with 25 years of service. He served in the United States Marines from 1972 until 1976 during the Vietnam War, and then enlisted into United States Army National Guard serving in Afghanistan and 2 tours in Iraq. He was employed by the Cobb County School System Bus Shop, North Georgia Technical College, and Chattahoochee Technical College as a Diesel Mechanic Instructor. Preceding Mr. Johnson in death is his son, William W. Johnson, Jr. He is survived by his wife, Deborah Johnson of Hayesville, NC; father, Hubert Gene Johnson of Calera, AL; son, Casey Alan Johnson of Seattle, WA; two stepsons, Jason Scott Buckner of San Antonio, TX, and Nathan Shane Buckner of Marietta, GA; and a beloved black Lab, Annie. The family will receive friends on Monday, March 3, from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his honor to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO BOX 758517, Topeka, KS 66675. Arrangements are being handled by Carmichael Funeral Home, 2950 King Street, Smyrna, GA; 770-435-4467.

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From: Jennifer   Tigard, Oregon
Relationship:  Niece

Aunt Debbie , Jason , Shane, & Casey I am so sorry for your loss , I wish I could be their to support you all :) just now you are all in my thoughts and prayers <3 I love you all and God bless , love always Jennifer and family<3
Sent:  3/2/2014

From: Jo Neal Crenshaw Curley   Tallahassee
Relationship:  Family friend

Dear Debbie: Our deepest sympathy, love, and continual prayers to you and your family at the loss of your wonderful Bill! I will always be grateful for the day that we were able to spend together. May the love and support of your family and friends help comfort you! Much love, Jo Neal & Jim ❤️
Sent:  3/2/2014

From: Nancy Gospodareck   Powder Springs
Relationship:  family friend

Debbie, Casey, Jason and Shane, I am so very sorry that you have lost your sweet Bill. He was such an incredible, strong man. I will never forget his deep laughter or his twinkling eyes. Please know that you all are in my thoughts and prayers. May the peace of Christ be with you. Love, Nancy
Sent:  3/2/2014

From: Dianne Wiggs Whittaker   Marietta
Relationship:  cousin

Dear Debbie, I am so sorry for your loss, and did not hear about this in time to come to the funeral home. Please, know that my thoughts are with you during your sorrow. I extend sympathy to you from Sherrol, Juanita and Susan, and Newana and Jackie also. With love, Dianne
Sent:  3/23/2014