Valdosta Daily Times

Obituaries

October 18, 2013

Wallace Johnson

VALDOSTA — Mr. Wallace Johnson, 58 of Orlando, Fla. was born on May 2, 1955, to the union of the late Mr. Irvin Lee Johnson, Sr. and Renell Johnson in Valdosta, Ga. Wallace received his formal education in the Lowndes County Public School System in Valdosta, Georgia. Wallace accepted Christ at an early age a member of Church Of God By Faith. He was employed by Walt Disney World for 35 years.

In his leisure, he enjoyed restoring cars and visiting friends and family.  Wallace Johnson departed this life on Oct. 14, 2013.  He was preceded in death by his father, Irvin Lee Johnson, Sr.; brother, Irvin Lee Johnson, Jr.; sisters, Bernice and Jeanette Johnson; grandmothers, Susan Bellamy and Ophelia Lockhart and grandfather, Rufus Baker, Jr.

He leaves to cherish his memories, a loving mother, Renell Johnson of Valdosta; brothers, Larry Johnson of Bunn Level, N.C.; Charles Johnson of Orlando, Fla., Victor Johnson (Latrese) of Austin, Texas and Rufus Michael Johnson (Lisa) of Lake Park, Ga.; sisters, Susan Johnson and Faye Johnson both of Orlando, Fla., Shirley Reed (Earnest) of Crawfordville, Fla., Patricia Day and Rosemary Graham (Jesse) both of Valdosta; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and caring friends.

A special thanks to caregivers Faye and Charles Johnson, friends and co-workers of Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 at Morningstar Baptist Church at 11 a.m.  Dr. William C. Morgan is the pastor and will officiate. Burial will follow in the Pallbearers Cemetery.  —  Final rites are entrusted to Scott and Roberts Mortuary.

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