Kirksey Funeral Home


Robert Dean Johnson

April 16, 1935March 31, 2021

Robert Dean Johnson "Bob" passed away peacefully at Rosewood Assisted Living in Harmony N.C. Bob was the son of the late Harry Johnson Sr. and Lola Mae Pressley Johnson. Bob was a devout Christian and a long time member of Greenlee Baptist Church. He taught Sunday School for many years and he never missed an opportunity to share his testimony with friends and strangers. Bob served in the US Army, and was a Contract Painter in McDowell County. He dearly loved his family and he always had funny stories to share with them.

He was a loving husband and father, papaw, brother and friend. Along with his parents, he is now in Heaven with his beautiful wife Winnie, son Brian, brothers Ned, Junior, Jim and Sister Hazel.

He is survived by one daughter, Jody and her husband John McMillan of Olin, N.C., Granddaughters Kathryn Trinks and her fiancé Mike Holt of Marion, Brianna and Jeremy Noblett of Marion. Bob had four great grandchildren, Adia and Tanis Toney, Salym Caudill and Starla Noblett. Brother Scotty and his wife Susie, also one Sister, Linda of Maryland. Bob also leaves behind Sisters in Law, Edna Johnson of Old Fort and June Johnson of Maryland. Bob had many friends and a large extended family that he loved and spent time with.

There will be a private service with the immediate family at a later time. There will also be an online memorial that Jody will share with the Family at a later date.

The family wishes to express their deep appreciation to all of the staff and caregivers at Rosewood Assisted Living. The loving care and kindness show to us helped so much in this difficult last year.

The Family asks in lieu of flowers donations in honor of Bob please be made to Rosewood Assisted Living at 3134 Harmony Hwy, Harmony, N.C. 28634

The Johnson family has entrusted Kirksey Funeral Home of Morganton with arrangements.


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