Cruikshank’s Halifax Funeral Home

2666 Windsor Street, Halifax, NS


Anthony Charles Johnson

August 19, 1988February 6, 2020

It is with deep sorrow and much love that we mourn the passing of Anthony Charles Johnson, of Halifax on February 6, 2020, at the age of 31 years.

He will be lovingly remembered by his mother, brother, and sister: Myra, Andre, and Alysha Johnson of Halifax; father, Francis Downey (Belinda) of Dartmouth; his love, Tracy Briand; and their cherished daughters, Masondra Briand and Keona Johnson of Dartmouth; his brothers, Kevin Glasgow of Toronto, Francis Downey (Tara) of Eastern Passage, Geil Downey of Dartmouth, Channing Colley of East Preston, Moreldo Downey of Dartmouth, Jui’keithen Downey of Dartmouth; his sisters Shannon Downey of Cole Harbour, Moisha Askett (Nathaniel) of Eastern Passage, Bethany Colley of East Preston and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends. He also leaves behind his maternal grandmother, Doris Johnson of Dartmouth. Anthony is predeceased by his grandparents Bernard Johnson of Dartmouth; Francis Downey, Sr. and Folisha Downey of North Preston.

He was born in Halifax, August 19, 1988 and resided in the North End of the city.

Anthony loved to laugh, watch movies and spend time with his friends and family. Easy going, quick to smile, and good natured, Anthony adored his kids and very much enjoyed being a dad. He will be missed by many.

Please share your memories and condolences with us.

A Celebration of Life for Anthony Charles Johnson will be held Saturday, February 15th at 4PM at the Mulgrave Park Caring and Learning Centre. The Centre is located at 57 Jarvis Lane, Halifax. All are welcome.


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David Morton

February 11, 2020

Anthony was the first person I met when I moved to mulgrave park and instantly we became brothers. He always looked out for his friends and family. I will never forget you and the memories we shared. I love you and I miss you bro you will always be in my heart. Rest in paradise fam 🙏💙

Alexandra Lively

February 10, 2020

I’ve known Anthony since I was 16 years old... we had a lot of good times together.. I’m really gonna miss him... R.I.P Anthony.. you’ll be forever in our hearts 💕....

Cheryl Rhind

February 8, 2020

Dear Myra and family,
My sincerest of condolences to you all.In the many days ahead may god guide you and find some peace for you.My thoughts and prayers are with your family.So truly sorry for such a terrible loss.Hang tightly onto all your memories to help you in the days ahead.God bless you all.Cheryl Rhind

Crystal States

February 8, 2020

My deepest condolences to the family Anthony was such a beautiful person inside & out. I was his counselor at Solutions Learning Centre and he was an amazing young man to have in my group. Will never forget this young man always happy and smiling may he R.I.P 🙏😥❤

Judi Clayton

February 8, 2020

Sincere Condolences to the families on the passing of your loved one
May he rest in Peace

Cheryl Talbot

February 8, 2020

Dear Myra
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My heart goes out to you and your family. May God grant you a peace that surpasses all understanding and may the love of God strengthen and comfort you.
Love Cheryl

Alissa Dowding

February 8, 2020

May you rest in paradise bro I miss and love you I'll never forget the good times we had when we chilled we might've met few years ago but they felt like a life time ago I know your not in pain anymore your true friends will never forget you

Alissa Dowding

February 8, 2020

I've known Anthony for a few years he was like my brother and best friend I'm grateful that I've met him

Wanda Poole

February 8, 2020

We met 12 years ago and became real close. You were my best friend and my person. I Remeber how we would stalk all night night long and laugh. You were always my go to person when I needed someone to talk to. Rest in paradise Anthony I'll forever cherish our friendship, I'll miss you like crazy.

Diana Purcell.( Huelin)

February 7, 2020

My deepest Heartfelt condolences to all.