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.