Husband of June Adams Johnson, he was born in Cowpens and was a son of the late Fraygious and Garrie Mayes Johnson. He was a Baptist and a retired employee of Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, N.Y.
John was preceded in death by a son, Eric Johnson; and six brothers, Colie, Ervin, Clarence, Roger, Lester and Leroy Johnson.
Surviving are his wife, June Johnson of the home; two sons, Troy Adams Sr. of Snellville, Ga., and John Johnson Jr. of Fairfield, Pa.; three daughters, Melanie Nanchez, Lisa Nanches of Upper Marlboro, Md., and Paige Adams of Queens, N.Y.; four grandchildren, Troy Adams Jr., Tiara Nanchez, Trinity Nanchez and Hope Johnson; a greatgrandchild, Takaria Adams; a brother, James Johnson of Upper Marlboro, Md.; three sisters, Frances Corbett of Atlantic City, N.J., Mary Landrum of Charleston and Barbara McNair of Pleasantville, N.J.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 25, at 11 a.m. at The Gilmore Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. Timothy L. Hunter officiating, assisted by the Rev. Lizzie Bridges.
Arrangements by The Gilmore Mortuary.