Charles Bill Johnson, Jr., 58, of Pembroke, departed this life, Saturday evening, November 24, 2012 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC. Born in Pearisburg on April 5, 1954 he was a son of the late Charles Bill Johnson, Sr. and Shirley Ellen Martin Johnson. He was also preceded in death by his beloved wife Barbara Lynn Price Johnson. Bill retired from Norfolk and Southern Railroad after thirty-five years of service. He enjoyed spending time on the family river property at Pembroke with his loved ones.
He leaves to cherish his memory his daughters Kimberly Lynn Albert and Marlena Jo Clark; son-in-law Eric Jason Clark; his grandsons that he considered his reward for raising his two daughters, Derek Duane Cox and Eric Shane Clark, and step-granddaughter Amanda Cox Singer; his brothers Steven Johnson and wife Diane, Dale Johnson; his sister Connie Shuff; his best friend Bucky Blankenship; and many other close friends and family members.
Memorial services will be conducted Tuesday at 7:00 pm in Riverview Baptist Church in Ripplemead with Pastor Shahn Wilburn and Pastor Eddie Kendall officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 5 until 7 pm before the services. The Kendall Funeral Home in Pembroke is handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.