James L. Johnson, Jr., 72, of N. Road Street, Elizabeth City, NC died Friday, November 15, 2013 at his residence. He was born June 4, 1941 to the late James L. Johnson, Sr. and Marie Dowe Johnson Jack. He was the owner and operator of Johnson’s Refrigeration; a member of the South Mills Church of Christ and a proud American Veteran having served as a Corpsman in the United States Navy.
He is survived by Kathy Harrell Johnson of the residence, his wife of thirty five years; a daughter, Katie M. Johnson of Elizabeth City; a son, James L. Johnson, III of Rhode Island; his step-father, John A. Jack of Elizabeth City; numerous nieces and nephews and his faithful dog, Nacho. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother Norman Loy Johnson.
A memorial service will be held Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. at Twiford Memorial Chapel officiated by Ron Stuart. The family will receive friends at the funeral home following the service and at all other times at the residence of Kathleen Eubanks, 110 Rosewood Ave., Elizabeth City, NC. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to SPCA Of Northeastern NC, PO Box 1772, Elizabeth City, NC 27906 or to Disabled American Veterans, 106 North Road Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Johnson family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.twifordfh.com.Print Obituary & Condolences