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Howard Lee Johnson, 67

Howard Lee Johnson

WILMINGTON — Howard Lee Johnson, 67, passed away on July 4 at Novant-New Hanover Regional Medical Center, with his loving wife by his side.

He is survived by his wife Susan and mother Anne Johnson, as well as his sisters, Gay Ann Johnson and Judy Prince (Tommy); his nephew, Jareal Wells, and niece, Sloan Prince. He is also survived by his aunt, Idaho Cooper, and his uncle, Charles A. Cooper.

Howard was born and raised in Wilmington, N.C, and graduated from New Hanover High School. He attended East Carolina, joined the U.S. Army for nine years, and was stationed in Germany.

He then continued at UNCW and left for South Korea where he taught English for 15 years. Howard returned home and retired.

Arrangements are in the care of Coastal Cremations. A private family service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please, make donations to a charity of your choice.

Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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