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William Marvin Johnson, 87, longtime member of ‘Whiteys Restaurant Round Table’

William Marvin Johnson
William Marvin Johnson

WILMINGTON — William Marvin Johnson, 87, passed away Friday, March 3, 2017. He was born on Sept. 25, 1929, in Greene County, N.C.

Marvin was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army and the former owner of Cape Fear BP Service station and A&J Auto and Truck Repair Service. He was in business for over 25 years and made many friends and customers along the way. He was a longtime member of the ‘Whiteys Restaurant Round Table.’

Marvin was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Dorothy Perry Johnson in 2014; a son, Audey Ray Johnson; and several brothers and sisters.

Marvin is survived by his daughter, Tracey Watts McGirt (Bobby) of Wilmington; son, Joseph Johnson of Wilmington; and grandchildren, Anthony Watts (Kristian), Gunnar Watts and Sarah Nikole Johnson Butler (Danny).

A memorial visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, March 6, at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

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