Roy Herman Johnson

October 28, 1928July 22, 2013

Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, July 25, 2013 at Collier-Butler Chapel for Roy Herman Johnson, 84, who passed away Monday, July 22, 2013 after a long illness. Darin Garrison, Rev. Tommy Ballew, Pastor Dr. Tommy Ferguson, and Dr. Michael Yopp will officiate. Burial will be at Williams-Southside Memorial Park. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing. Mr. Johnson was born in the Egypt Community. He was a Korean War Veteran and served his country proudly. He was a member of Goodyear Heights Baptist Church. He retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company warehouse after 37 ½ years of service. He served as a Bi-Vocational minister and pastored eight churches in three different counties. He was the son of Forney and Minnie Johnson and was the oldest of seven living children. He was preceded in death by his parents and all of his brothers: Delbert, Billy, Troy, Travis, and a sister, Faye Harp. He was also preceded in death by two nephews and the love of his life, his first wife of 50 years, Ruth Johnson. He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Pauline Garrison Johnson; daughters, Donna (Kenny) Sims, and Lisa (Keith) Wickham; grandchildren: Mandy (Jamie) Courington, Scott (Heather) Coley, Haley (Chris) Williams, and Bailey Garrett.; great-grandchildren: Sydnee Courington, Cooper Coley, Luke Williams, and (arriving in October) Camden Williams; stepsons, Master Sergant Darin (Connie) Garrison, and Tracy (Apryl) Garrison; step-grandchildren: Matthew (Kasie) Garrison, Andrew (Kelsey Eidson) Garrison, Paige, Heather, Meagan, and Rebekah Garrison; chosen granddaughter, Miranda Robinson; and great-granddaughter (arriving in August) Emma Garrison; sister, Judy Robertson, and a host of other family and friends. Pallbearers will be the men from Goodyear Heights Baptist Church and nephews. Honorary pallbearers will be: Doctors: Kwan, Kwang, Urbina, Warren and Gandhi. The family will accept friends Wednesday, July 24, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at


  • Funeral Service Thursday, July 25, 2013
  • Visitation Thursday, July 25, 2013

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July 26, 2013

Pauline I am so sorry to hear about Herman. You are in our prayers. Darin did a wonderful job.

Michael Adams

July 25, 2013

My family and many others from Black Creek are praying for the family. You are separated for a while but find comfort in the Lord and the blessed hope he gives.

Gary Cardwell

July 24, 2013

Dear 'Miss'Pauline, please know of our prayers for you. Brother Herman was a very special guy, may you also know the comfort of The Father through these difficult days, Gary & EBA Staff

Mike and Cindy Gilley

July 24, 2013

This wonderful man was always praising the Lord and now he gets to walk free of pain on the streets of Gold with the Lord . No more pain and sickness, with a new body! May God Bless his family and comfort them.

Jane and Kevin Mattingly

July 24, 2013

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.