Richard Harvey Johnson Jr., 82, of Wilkesboro, passed away Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020, at his home. Mr. Johnson was born Oct. 26, 1938, in Wilkes County to Richard Harvey and Mina Hendren Johnson. Richard had a very special pet, Cocoa. He loved camping and traveling. He enjoyed going fishing and hunting, gardening, NASCAR and football. Mr. Johnson was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Parks Johnson, Israel Johnson, Shuford Johnson; and sister, Evelyn Johnson.
Surviving are his wife, Gennie (Janice) Johnson of Wilkesboro; son, Donald Johnson and spouse, Annette, of Jonesville; daughter, Susan Johnson Wood of Wilkesboro; grandchildren, David Wood and spouse, Jayme, of Kure Beach, Justin Johnson of Sparta, Sarah Johnson of Kannapolis, Devin Wood of Wilkesboro and sister, Catherine Johnson, of Wilkesboro.
Graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020, at Mountlawn Memorial Park with Rev. Victor Church officiating. The family will receive friends at Miller Funeral Service from 5-7 p.m. Saturday. Flowers will be accepted. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to www.miller