Charles Johnson

Charles "Ray" Johnson, 54, died peacefully at home on August 8, 2015, surrounded by family.

Born on December 18, 1960, in Indiana, PA to Philip and Peggy Johnson, Ray was a proud member of the Duke University class of 1983. He earned his MBA in 1985 from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio where he met his wife of 22 years, Marguerite LeBlanc.

In addition to his wife, Ray is survived by his children, Abbie and Matthew, his parents and sisters Lee Johnson Bryan of Bedford, PA and Morgan Johnson O’Connor of Raleigh.

Ray enjoyed a 25-year career with GlaxoSmithKline, most recently serving as Manager of Hardware Services for North America and the U.K.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm on Saturday, August 15, at Highland United Methodist Church, 1901 Ridge Road, Raleigh followed by a reception at Randy’s Pizza at 5311 S. Miami Blvd., Durham. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to The Justice Theater Project at 9650 Strickland Rd # 103, Raleigh, NC 27615 or to Highland UMC.

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