Dylan “Cubby” Elijah Johnson, age 27, of Ten Mile, passed away on Wednesday, February 7, 2024.

Coming into the world on September 8, 1996, he was destined to be a gentle giant. Whether you called him Cubby, Dylan, or Eli, everybody called him a friend. Cubby never met a stranger; he was loved by all who met him. To know him was to love him.

He was preceded in death by his brother: Isaac Dewayne Johnson; uncle: Dewayne Johnson; and grandparents: Kenneth and Janice Johnson, Gene Colyer, Bill and Edna Lawson.

He is survived by his parents: Rachel Colyer Johnson and Mitchell Johnson; children: Piper and Isaac Johnson; brother: Ethan Johnson; grandparents: Mike Colyer, Gary, and Juanota Cole; great grandma: Daphene Colyer; aunts and uncles: Emily Colyer (Bryan Graham), April (Jason) Hickman, Gena (James) Hickman, Terry (Vance) Hughes, Karen (Billy) Webb, Ronnie (Shelia) Colyer, Coleen (Carl) Davis, Rueben Lawson, mother of his children: Dakota Coleman; cousins: Timmy Colyer, Katy Hickman, Rex Hickman, Taylor Colyer, Meghan Hickman (Cody Payne) Holly Hickman, Walt Hickman, Ellie Hickman, Travis (Karen) Johnson, Jessica (Jon) Avery, Jason Hughes, Heather (Caleb) Thompson, Milynda Parrish, Kim (Bryan) Walden, and Mathew Webb; and other extended family and a host of friends.

The family will receive friends from noon until 2 p.m. on Monday, February 12, 2024, at Decatur Funeral Home & Cremation Services. A graveside service will follow immediately after the visitation in the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.

Decatur Funeral Home & Cremation Services is serving the family.

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