Marion R. Johnson, 90, of Siler City passed away on Monday, June 14, 2021 at the Hospice Home in Pittsboro.
He was the son of Arlie Johnson and Mazie Keck Johnson. He was born in Alamance County on December 9, 1930.
He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Marie Teague Johnson of Siler City; daughters, Marcelle J. Prater and husband Larry of Chapel Hill, and Marsha J. Lewis and husband Keith of High Point; step grandchildren, Hunter Lewis and Michelle Prater Harrell; step great grandchildren, Lavendar Lewis, Claudia and Finley Harrell.
Marion had a brother William Paul Johnson and a sister Alma Johnson both deceased. He worked for Collins & Aikman for 40 years and farmed raising cattle. His hobbies were fishing, hunting and gardening. He had been a member of Rocky River Baptist Church for 63 years serving on many committees. He served 3 terms as a Deacon, 42 years as Sunday School secretary and sang in the Church Choir. Marion was a member of Silk Hope Ruritan Club for 42 years with 30 years perfect attendance and also serving on many committees. He has been a member of Post 93, American Legion for 54 years serving as Chaplin for the past 3 years. He was a kind, loving person and will be missed by his family and friends.
Mr. Johnson will Lie in Repose on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 from 1:00-5:00 PM at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 North Second Avenue, Siler City, NC. Family and friends may also pay their respects on Thursday, June 17, 2021 from 12:30-2:30 PM prior to the funeral service at 2:30 PM at Rocky River Baptist Church Fellowship Hall with Dr. Greg W. Burriss officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Military Rites.
Memorials may be made to Rocky River Baptist Church, 4436 Siler City-Snow Camp Road, Siler City, NC 27344 or to UNC Hospice, PO Box 1077, Pittsboro, NC 27312.
Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the Johnson family.
Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com