JOHNNY LEE “J.J.” JOHNSON, AGE 78

Johnny Lee “J.J.” Johnson, age 78, of Rockwood, passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2024, at his home. He was born May 12, 1945, in Rockwood, and was a graduate of Campbell High School in Rockwood. Johnson was a longtime member of Speights Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church in Rockwood, where he was active in many areas of service and ministry of the church. He was a retired Material Clerk with the U.S. Department of Energy Y-12 facility. He loved bowling. He was a member of several area bowling leagues and was inducted into the Bowing Hall of Fame.

Survivors include his wife of 59 years: Ruth Johnson of Rockwood; sons: Ronald Keith Johnson (Monique) of Ann Arbor, Michigan, and Ken Johnson (Shelice) of Louisville, Kentucky; granddaughter: Brook Johnson; grandsons: Christian Johnson and Devin Campbell; and several nieces, nephews, in-laws, other relatives, and many special friends.

The family will receive friends on Monday, April 1, 2024, from noon until 1 p.m. at Evans Mortuary in Rockwood. Funeral services will follow on Monday, April 1, 2024, at 1 p.m. with Rev. Erica Haigler officiating and eulogizing. Committal services and interment will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Rockwood.

Evans Mortuary in Rockwood is serving the family.