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George Gregory ‘Greg’ Johnson

George Gregory “Greg” Johnson of Richmond, formerly of Halifax County, died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, at his residence at the age of 59.

 Mr. Johnson was born in Halifax County on Aug. 25, 1954, to Mrs. Katie E. Johnson Duncan and the late Mr. James Henry Waller. He was a member of Greater Mayfield Apostolic Church and was a United States Army and Navy veteran.

In addition to his mother of South Boston, survivors include five brothers, William Johnson Sr. and wife Diane, Clarence Duncan and wife Olivia, James Johnson and wife Adelaide, the Rev. Earl Johnson and wife Ophelia and Matthew Johnson; two sisters, Valerie Johnson and Brenda Irby and husband Orlando; and a host of nieces, including the devoted Sabrina Cooper, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to his father, one brother, Melvin Duncan, also preceded Mr. Johnson in death.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 7, at 1 p.m. at Greater Mayfield Apostolic Church with Elder Bernard Wilkins and Dr. Earl C. Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery with military rites by American Legion Post #99.

The family is receiving friends at the home of Katie Duncan, 707 Edmonds Street, South Boston. 

Arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.