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Gregory W. Spencer Funeral Directors

4000 Miller Ave, Fort Worth, TX

OBITUARY

Emmitt JOHNSON

August 9, 1947January 3, 2020

EMMITT JOHNSON, JR. Passed away Peacefully on Friday, January 3, 2020 at the age of 72 with family by his side. Emmitt Johnson Jr. (EJ) was born August 9, 1947 in Navasota, Texas. He was the third of nine children born to Emmitt Johnson Sr. and Mary E. Johnson. Emmitt Jr. attended G.W. Carver High School and graduated in 1966 Upon graduation, Emmitt Jr. attended Prairie View A&M University He moved to Ft. Worth, TX in 1968 where he met and married the love of his life Vergia Jones on March 31, 1969. With this union he was blessed with 3 children. In 1978, he attended and graduated from Harvard University Graduate School of Business Trade Union Program. Emmitt Jr. owned and managed EJ Notary and Tax Service and was an enrolled agent license tax preparer with the I.R.S. for 50 years. He also worked for the City of Ft. Worth and Arlington. He had a passion for antique cars and sports. He was a referee and member of the Ft. Worth Basketball Officials for 35 years. At an early age Emmitt Jr. committed his life to Christ as a member of Smryna SDA Church in Navasota, TX. Currently he’s a member of Grace Temple SDA Church.

Emmitt Jr. is preceded in death by his mother Mary Johnson and brother Freeman Johnson He leaves to cherish his memories his father Emmitt Johnson Sr., his wife of 50 years Vergia Johnson; three children Kennedy Dennis, Kevin Johnson (Asia), and Natasha Gregg (Tony); four grandchildren: Valencia Johnson, Keeyana Johnson, Deja Gregg and Destiny Gregg; 2 brothers: Albert Johnson and Rogers Johnson (Dorothy) of Ft. Worth, TX.; 5 sisters: Ethelean Johnson of Navasota, Elanor Holiday (Roy) of Ft. Worth, TX, Mary Branford (Charles) of Houston, TX, Dorothy Harrison of College Station, TX and Drucessa Ireland (Cornelius) of Houston, TX and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.gwspencerdirs.net for the JOHNSON family.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Kenneth Johnson, Active Pallbearer
  • Darrell Freeman, Active Pallbearer
  • Kerry Knox, Active Pallbearer
  • Michael Freeman, Active Pallbearer
  • Bennie Jones, Active Pallbearer
  • Bennie Jones, Active Pallbearer
  • Reggie Johnson, Active Pallbearer
  • Darrell Jones, Jr., Honorary Pallbearer
  • Willie Jones, Jr., Honorary Pallbearer
  • Karl Brown, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Charles Jones, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Bennie Ray Jones, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Michael Jones, Honorary Pallbearer

Services

  • Wake Friday, January 10, 2020
  • Celebration of Life Saturday, January 11, 2020

Memories

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