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35 Duke St.
P.O. Drawer 525
Granite Falls, NC 28630
Phone: (828) 396-3385
Fax: (828) 396-4055
Billy Johnson

Billy Ray Johnson

Monday, June 27th, 1949 - Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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Billy Ray Johnson, adored husband, father, Papa, brother and friend, died unexpectedly yet peacefully on February 26, 2020 at his home in Granite Falls. Bill passed at the age of 70 after an exemplary day of golf.

A service honoring Bill will be held at First United Methodist Church in Granite Falls on Sunday, March 1 at 2:00 p.m. with receiving to follow in the fellowship hall.

Bill is survived by his wife; Terrie, daughter Jennifer Kirby, husband Shane, granddaughter Lilli; daughter Kate Hicks, husband Glenn, grandchildren Ellie Kate, Hudson. Foster family; Moira, Gui (Will), Jessica, James; sisters; Pat, Jill, Shirley. He is preceded in death by his parents; Charlie, Viola, brother; Pete Johnson.

Bill was a gatekeeper of his community and loved by many. He touched many lives and shared love and compassion with all he encountered. He was a decorated Purple Heart Vietnam Veteran, dedicated church and community member, and retired hosiery business owner. His love of life and laughter will be missed by all.

In lieu of flowers please send memorials to the “Sidewalk Lighting Fund” (a project near and dear to Bill’s heart) at GFUMC, P.O. Box 412, Granite Falls, NC 28630.
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    Sunday, March 1st, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Sunday, March 1st, 2020 2:00pm
    First United Methodist Church
    9 Lakeside Ave.
    granite falls, NC 28630
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    Rev. Howard Fleming
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Doug and Janice Powell

Posted at 08:37am
Please know that you are included in our thoughts and prayers.
Doug and Janice Powell (Al Powell's parents)
Lillington, NC

Buzz Ashlevitz

Posted at 03:12pm
Terrie ,

My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Bill was a great guy.

Buzz Ashlevitz

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Arthur W. Pease

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Rest In Peace Bill, You were always a gentlemen and a caring person. The world needs more like you. An honor to have known you. Arthur Pease
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