August 16th , 2013 9:26 am Leave a comment

Leroy C. Johnson


Leroy C. Johnson, 75, Elizabethton, passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2013, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center.
A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Virginia Johnson.
Mr. Johnson was a 1956 graduate of Hampton High School where he was on the football team. He attended East Tennessee State College. He was a retired employee of Snap-On-Tools, Elizabethton.
Mr. Johnson attended Heartland Fellowship.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Alicia Renee Johnson, and a brother, Danny Glover.
Survivors include two daughters, Stephanie Johnson and Deanna Johnson, both of Elizabethton; a son, Fred Johnson, Elizabethton; seven grandchildren, Teddy Orton, Craig Johnson, Troy Johnson, Zachary Johnson, Marisa Johnson, Hope Irick and Sara Fisher; four great-grandchildren; and three brothers, Steve Glover, Paul Glover and John Glover. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
The funeral service for Mr. Johnson will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday, August 16, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Pastor Marvin Slagle and Pastor Hobert Bradshaw officiating. The entombment service will be conducted at noon Saturday, August 17, in the Mausoleum of Peace at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 11:20 a.m. Saturday, will be Jeff Hyder, Hubert Coleman, Alex Yates, Jonathan Pleasant, Codie Greer, Curtis Glover, Lester Bennett and Schyler Buchanan. Honorary pallbearers will be Ted Vines, Slim Roy Wilson, Steve Gouge and Roy Blevins. Military Honors will be provided by the American Legion and the Tennessee National Guard. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 11:20 a.m. Saturday to go to the cemetery. Condolences to the Johnson family may be e-mailed to
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


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