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James Corbett Johnson, Jr.

December 2, 1941 ~ May 7, 2022 (age 80)


James Corbett “Goober” Johnson, Jr., 80, of Winnsboro passed away on Saturday, May 7, 2022.  Born in Macon, GA., he was the son of the late James Corbett Johnson, Sr. 

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Ruthie Mae Sanders Johnson; two sons, James D. “Randy” Johnson, and Preston Johnson; daughters, Alina Gantt, Amy Ray Johnson (Tonya), Shannon Branham (Timmy), Kathy Bryant, and Jessica Metcalfe; brothers, Benny Ray Johnson, and Freddie Johnson; sisters, Diane Hobbs, and Nancy Shelton; twelve grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, and 11 great-great grandchildren. 

In addition to his father, James is predeceased by two sons, Bobby Ray Johnson, and Ronald Van Johnson; brother, George Johnson, and sister, Patricia Hobbs. 

A graveside service will be held at 2 o’clock PM Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at the Catawba Indian Nation Cemetery, 1989 Reservation Road, Rock Hill, S.C. 29730.  The family will receive friends on Tuesday evening from 5-7 o’clock P.M. at Pope Funeral Home in Winnsboro. 

Pope Funeral Home is assisting the Johnson family. 

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May 10, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Pope Funeral Home
521 S. Congress Street
Winnsboro, SC 29180

Graveside Service
May 11, 2022

2:00 PM
Catawba Nation Cemetery
1989 Reservation Road
Rock Hill, SC 29730

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