Mr. Jesse C. Johnson Sr.

April 2, 1946 ~ January 18, 2024 (age 77) 77 Years Old

Mr. Jesse Johnson Sr. Obituary

Mr. Jesse Johnson Sr affectionately known as Bay by his family and friends. Gained his wings on Thursday January 18, 2024.
He was born April 2, 1946 in Nash Country, North Carolina to the late Samuel (Buster) and Doreatha Johnson, Seven out of nine children.

He attended North Whitakers Elementary and Swift Creek High School.Jesse retired from the Newport News Shipyard after 35 years of service. In his spare time, he loved to visit Flea Markets and Auctions.

He was preceded in death by four brothers Samuel, Lorenzo, Cullen, and Willie Johnson and three sisters Mary Westray, Alberta Battle-Day, and Reatha Brantley.

He lives to cherish his memory an ex-wife Mary” Shug” Johnson one son Jesse “Junebug” Johnson Jr. Two daughters Sheila Canady-Simms (Gerry), Robin Johnson-Montgomery (Jean), a bonus son Fred Canady (Leta) and a bonus daughter Tasha Brown. 15 grandchildren and 8 great–grandchildren Alice Johnson from High Point, N.C. and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.


it is the desire of the Johnson family that you keep them in your thoughts and prayers.


The family of Mr. Jesse C. Johnson Sr. has entrusted his final care to C. C. Carter Funeral Home, Inc.


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January 26, 2024

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
C.C. Carter Funeral Home. Inc.
3700 Marshall Ave.
Newport News, VA 23607

A Homegoing Celebration
January 27, 2024

11:00 AM
C.C. Carter Funeral Home. Inc.
3700 Marshall Ave.
Newport News, VA 23607

Interment following funeral service
January 27, 2024

Greenlawn Memorial Park
2700 Parish Ave.
Newport News, VA 23607


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