Willie Ralph Johnson, 82, of Wilson passed away Sunday. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park. The Rev. Elwood Long and Rev. Ricky Nelms will officiate.
The family will receive friends 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway and other times at the home.
Ralph was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend. He was greatly loved and will be missed by all that knew him. His greatest joy was time spent with his grandchildren and family. He worked for thirty-two years with the DMV License and Theft Division of Wilson. Ralph was the youngest of twelve children and the last survivor.
Ralph is survived by his wife of fifty-nine years, Frances Narron Johnson of the home; his daughters, Roxanne Webb and husband, Mitch of Wilson and Rita Mercer and husband, Robin of Elm City; his granddaughters, Victoria Webb and Janna Mercer and his grandsons, Andrew S.G. Webb and wife, Madison and Chad Mercer.
Flowers are welcome or memorials may be directed to the Shiloh Pentecostal Holiness Church, Building Fund, 5843 Shiloh Church Road, Wilson, NC 27896.
Condolences may be directed to www.joyners.net