Danny Johnson, 80, of Youngsville, passed away Sunday October 5, 2014 at Rex Hospital. He was born in Franklin County to the late Daniel Atlas Johnson and Madge Yarborough Johnson.
Danny was a rare treasure to his family and friends. He was loved by all who knew him and will be greatly missed. Danny shared many wonderful stories and teaching experiences with his grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was always the first person to respond to anyone in need. As a life-long member of Harris Chapel Baptist Church, he was instrumental in many benevolent programs and a strong stabilizing force in all church operations and functions. Danny was a retired NC State Department of Transportation employee with forty years of service.
Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 o’clock Tuesday afternoon, October 7, 2014 in the Harris Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Dr. William H. Haley officiating. Visitation will follow in the church fellowship hall and all other times at the home.
Mr. Johnson is survived by his wife of 49 years, Carolyn Frazier Johnson; son, Rodney R. White & wife Julie of Youngsville; grandsons, Kyle White of Lenoir and Ryan White of Youngsville; granddaughter, Laine Baker & husband Chase of Zebulon; great-grandson, Joseph Baker of Zebulon; great-granddaughter, Danielle Baker of Zebulon; brother, Brooks W. Johnson & wife Alice of Youngsville; sisters, Sue J. Floyd & husband Charles of Louisburg and Myrna J. Raybon of Knightdale; former, daughter-in-law, Vinnie White; five nieces and four nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Harris Chapel Baptist Church, 2960 Tarboro Road, Youngsville, NC 27596.
A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 405 South Main Street, Wake Forest, NC. (919-556-5811)