John Sturkie

September 16, 1959June 4, 2021

GASTON - John “Johnny” Sturkie, 61, passed away Friday, June 4, 2021. Private funeral services for the family will be held at a later date.

Johnny was born on September 16, 1959 in Columbia, SC to the late Sonny Sturkie and Velma Spradley. He was predeceased by his wives, Brenda and Rhonda and son, Jesse; stepdaughter, Michelle Green; brother, Bubba Sturkie and brother-in-law, Stan Jeffcoat. Mr. Johnny is survived by his sisters, Brenda Jeffcoat, Susie Cooper; brothers, Shannon Sturkie and Jacy Sturkie; stepson, Scott Brazell (Samantha); step son-in-law, Johnny Green; step grandchildren, Morgan and Sam Brazell and step great-granddaughter, Emily.

Johnny was a private man who treasured spending time with his family traveling, fishing and four wheeling. He also loved history and visiting historical sites. He was part owner of Advantage Automobiles.

Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.


No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.


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Brenda Jeffcoat

June 14, 2021

Johnny was such a wonderful brother. He never left or ended a phone call without saying "I love you". He has given so much of himself the past few years to make my life better through his encouragement and emotional support. It is hard to imagine life without him.