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Willie J. Johnson

October 17, 1957 ~ December 29, 2017 (age 60)

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The Management and Support Staff of Nelson's Funeral Home announce the death of Mr. Willie J. Johnson, 60, of Winnsboro, South Carolina.  

Mr.  Johnson transitioned into eternity Thursday night December 28, 2017, at Fairfield Memorial Hospital. 

Funeral Services will be held Thursday, January 4, 2018, 2:00 p.m. at River of Life Ministry, 3945 US-321, Winnsboro, South Carolina. 

Interment will follow in Fairfield Community Cemetery Winnsboro, South Carolina. 

Public viewing will be held Wednesday, January 3, 2017, 2:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. 

The Rev. Dr. Kelvin Felder will officiate .

Willie James Johnson, son of the late Willie Henry and Alice Ree Johnson was born October 17, 1958 in Fairfield County and he departed this earthly life December 28, 2017 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital. Willie was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He lived a joyful life and devoted his time to helping others in need. 

Willie attended Fairfield Public Schools and he was an employee at All Waste Services of Lexington, S.C. where he was loved by many.  He was a former employee for the Town of Winnsboro Department of Sanitation. 

He leaves to cherish his wonderful memories; his wife, Pauline Johnson; three sons; Willie Jr. (Josephine) Johnson; Calvin T. Johnson; and Demetric D. (Jessica) Johnson of  Lexington, S. C.; one daughter, Angela Trapp; sixteen grandchildren and four great grandchildren; five brothers; Aaron C. (Brenda) Johnson, Pastor Earl Bartholomew (First Lady, Gloria) Green; Anthony B. Johnson; Franklin L. (Bessie) Willingham; and Trovan McCullough; five sisters; Shirley A. (Andrew) Green; Lavern (Devon) Hanson of Newark, Delaware; Patricia A. (Ferlen) Johnson; Janice R, Johnson of Columbia, S.C. and Sheila Johnson; one aunt, Betty A. J. Young; three brothers-in-law; Eugene (Cheryl) Trapp; Paul Trapp; and Bobby Pinkney; five sisters-in-law, Elizabeth (John)Smith, Maryanne Trapp,  Mary Bethel, Mary Belton, and Margaret Smith  all of Columbia, S.C.; a special friend, Willie James Bell;  and a host of nieces and nephews. 

In addition to his parents, Willie was preceded in death by his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Mr. Joe and Evelyn Trapp; one son, Randy Trapp; two brothers, Christopher and Darryl Charles Johnson; one sister, Fannie A. L. Pinkney; two brothers-in-law, Joe Trapp Jr. and Allen Trapp; one sister-in-law, Myrane Johnson; and one nephew, Wayne A. Jackson.


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