Clyde Henry Johnson, age 70, beloved husband, father and brother, died in the early morning hours of August 16, 2019 at his home in Louisa, after a long battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his family as he passed into the Lord’s waiting arms.
Clyde was born September 1, 1948 and was preceded in death by his parents, William and Mamie Johnson and his brothers, William Wayne Johnson and Raymond Lee Johnson.
He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Mary Elizabeth Johnson; his son, Christopher Lee Johnson and his wife, Melissa and his daughter, Lorie Ann Stanley and her husband, Harold; his four grandchildren, Allen Michael Stanley, Jessica Nicole Stanley, Michael Christopher Johnson and Katelynn Elizabeth Johnson; one great grandson, Christian Patrick Stanley; his brothers, Ricky Durwood Johnson and his wife, Carolyn and Daniel Ray Johnson.
Clyde will be greatly missed by many other relatives, friends and former coworkers. He previously worked installing communications cable for MasTec, Telecommunications, Inc. and H&S Utilities.
Clyde grew up in Louisa, where he was member of Memorial Baptist Church. He loved working in his yard and watching sports. If there was a NASCAR race, football, baseball or basketball game on, he would usually be watching. He was a devoted Dallas Cowboys, New York Yankees and Virginia Cavaliers fan.
The family is grateful for the support of family and friends at this very sad and difficult time.
Visitation was Wednesday, August 21, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Hill & Wood Funeral Home, 201 North First Street, Charlottesville. A funeral service was held at Hill & Wood Funeral Home immediately following the visitation. Burial followed at Holly Memorial Gardens, 3251 Seminole Trail, Charlottesville.
Memorial Contributions may be made in Clyde’s memory to the American Cancer Society in hopes that someday, they will find a cure so that no one else has to endure what Clyde and so many others have dealt with or are dealing with.
For memorial contributions: American Cancer Society at: www.cancer.org.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.hillandwood.com.