Joseph Johnson, Jr.

Obituary of Joseph Johnson, Jr.

Joseph Johnson Jr., 92, of Millville passed away on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at his home following an extended illness. Born in Crisfield, MD to the late Joseph Johnson Sr. and Maude Harris Johnson, and was the husband of Sylvia A. White Johnson. Joseph was a resident of Millville since 1978, prior to that he lived in Port Norris. He was employed by Wheaton Glass, retiring after 24 years. He also owned and operated his own waste management company for over 65 years. In his younger years he also worked on an oyster boat and in an oyster house. Joseph was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of John Wesley United Methodist Church in Port Norris and was the president of the Methodist Men’s Choir. In his free time, he enjoyed Gospel music and going to the race track. He is survived by; his devoted wife, Sylvia Johnson; children, Joseph “Tip” Johnson III (Wanda) of Woodbine, Constance Johnson of Blackwood, Joann Johnson of Morristown, Barron P. Johnson of MD, Guarnia Tezeno of CA, Valerie White Sutton of MD, Dionne Phillips (Anthony) of Williamson, Kevin White (Tracey) of NC; siblings, Stephen Thompson, Roger Thompson, Deluetta Thompson, Gail Thompson, and Beverly Thompson; 16 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by; brothers, Randy Thompson and Oliver Johnson. Funeral services will be held at the PADGETT FUNEAL HOME, 1107 State Highway 77, Upper Deerfield Twp. On Saturday, November 13th at 11 AM. Interment will take place at Cumberland County Veterans’ Cemetery, in Hopewell Twp.. Friends will be received at the funeral home from 9 AM TO 11 AM prior to the services. Written condolences can be sent to the family through the funeral website at www.padgettfuneralhomes.com
Saturday
13
November

Visitation

9:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, November 13, 2021
Padgett Funeral Home, Bridgeton , NJ
1107 State Highway 77
Bridgeton, New Jersey, United States
Saturday
13
November

Funeral Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, November 13, 2021
Padgett Funeral Home, Bridgeton , NJ
1107 State Highway 77
Bridgeton, New Jersey, United States
Saturday
13
November

Interment

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Saturday, November 13, 2021
Cumberland County Veteran's Cemetery
95 Trench Road
Hopewell Township, New Jersey, United States
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