Forest Lawn Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens

1150 South Dickerson Road, Goodlettsville, TN


Edgar Sherman Johnson

June 2, 1942November 2, 2019

A much-loved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, son and brother, Edgar Sherman Johnson, 77, of Bon Aqua, Tennessee passed away peacefully at his home November 2, 2019 with his family present. He was born June 2, 1942 in Joelton, Tennessee. He worked as a farmer and construction worker for many years. Edgar was a wonderful man that was loved, is missed, and will always be cherished. Our "Daddy," as he was called by his son, and "Pawpaw," as he liked to be called by his grandaughters, was an amazing husband, father, son, and giver of the best hugs. Edgar eloped and married his true love, Carmolene Murray Johnson in December 1963. Edgar loved fishing, hunting and spending time at his home. He had a kind and warm-hearted personality and was a dedicated husband and father first and foremost. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Carmolene of Bon Aqua; son Larry Johnson and wife Connie Hawks Johnson of Franklin; granddaughters Stacey Johnson Wiggins and husband Trent of Ft. Benning, Georgia, Christie Johnson of Franklin, and Amanda Johnson of Franklin; great-grandaughter Avery Wiggins; brothers Marshall Johnson and wife Cheryl of Joelton, Howard Johnson and wife Pam of Kentucky, and sister Josie Johnson Knight of Greenbrier. He was preceded in death by his grandparents William Monroe and Annie May Johnson; parents Johnny and Lela Johnson; beloved brother Jimmy James Johnson; sisters Jonnie Lou Sharpe and Patricia "Kitty" Johnson. Private family graveside services were held on November 4, 2019 at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Condolences to www.dignitymemorial.com


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