- September 14, 1940 - May 30, 2012
- Manassas, Virginia
of John's Passing
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“We are so sorry to hear that John has passed. John would always have a smile on his face when he came to Building Specialties. He always made sure to...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Aaron Dougan - Manassas, VA
“Bill, Tammy and kids, No words can describe the hurt and pain you all must be feeling right now, but know in your heart that he is in heaven now at...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Paula Johnson - Stafford, VA
“Anne, I am so sorry that an injury prevents me from being with you. Please know I love you dearly and hope you will come by soon. As John rests...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Debby Facemire - Manassas, VA
“Grandpa, we love you and miss you so much. Some of greatest memories of you are when you played the guitar for us and sang for us until your fingers...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Hannah, Emma, Will, Jayce, and Levi - FL
“Dad, you will be deeply loved and missed by all of us. It is devasting to know that they could not wait another day to hold your service so your...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Tammy and Bill Johnson - Tampa, FL
“I will forever remember how you said to me and my Mother - that our visit to the hospital - made your day and you smiled so big. Little did you know,...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Sheila Deane - Friend
“Ann and family,
I am so sorry to hear of John's passing. May thoughts and prayers go out to you at this time. John was a special person and...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Jacqueline Downs - Friend
“I will always remember how your face lit up with mention of your beautful daughter, Tammy and your grandchildren, Hannah, Emma, Will, Jayce and Levi....Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: marie johnson - culpeper, VA
“Ann our thoughts and prayers are with you and we are near by if you need us. John was a great guy and he will be missed by many. Love to you. From...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Ken and Brenda Knowles - Manassas, VA
“Anne, you and John have been the most wonderful neighbors we could ever hope for. Please know that we are only a few steps away. We love you as much...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Kevin & Deborah Legg - Manassas, VA
“so proud of his daughter and grand kids loved adored his wife complemented all the ladies till they thought they were a queen we...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: charles t ragan
“Anne, Ed and I are so sorry for your loss, John was a great friend for many years and will be missed, not only by us but by many others. Blessings to...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Sharon Peacher - Fairfax, VA
Pierce Funeral Home
JOHN JOHNSON, age 71, a lifelong resident of Centreville/Manassas, Virginia passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, Fairfax.
John was born September 14, 1940 in Washington, DC son of the late Alfred Henry and Mary Louise (Beck) Johnson. He was a member of Grace Life Community Church, Bristow, Virginia and attended Fairfax High School. John was owner of J&H Drywall, Inc. and worked in construction since the early 50's. He struggled with emphysema since 1986 and fought a valiant battle against COPD. During his illness he always maintained a positive attitude and was grateful for every breath.
In 1984 he met his spouse, Anne and in 1993, they began Thunder Ridge Emu Products.
Survivors include his loving wife of 28 years, Anne Geller Johnson; one daughter, Tammy Johnson and husband LT COL Bill Johnson of Tampa, Florida; two sisters, Ouida Howard of Strasburg, Virginia and Judy Hill of Conifer, Colorado and five grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 2:00-4:00 & 6:00-9:00 P.M. Monday, June 4, 2012 at Pierce Funeral Home, 9609 Center Street, Manassas. Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at Grace Life Community Church, 9560 Linton Hall Road, Bristow, Virginia with Pastor Jeff McCormack officiating. Interment will follow at Stonewall Memory Gardens, Manassas.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of flowers, or contributions to the Salvation Army, 2626 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20037 in loving memory of John Johnson.
Condolences may be sent to www.piercefh.com.
9609 Center Street Manassas, VA 20110
Tel. (703) 257-6028