SOUTHPORT — Robert Lee (Bobby) Johnson Sr., age 82, of Boiling Spring Lakes, Southport, North Carolina passed away peacefully at home on Friday, March 24, 2023.
Robert was born in Wilmington, NC on December 20, 1940, the son of the late Evelyn Juanita Lewis and James W. Johnson, Sr. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his two sons, Robert Lee Johnson, Jr. and David Allen Johnson, as well as, brothers, James Johnson, Billy Johnson and Tommy Ray Johnson
Bobby was an avid classic car enthusiast who loved attending car shows and cruising around town in his beloved 1955 Chevy Belair. Anyone who met him would love his wit and humor.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Harriett Willets Johnson; two daughters, Nancy Hamrick and Terry Johnson both of Leland, NC; thirteen grandchildren, Michelle Jennings (Rex), Stacy Pullen (Greg), Bridgette Parker (Mathew), Scotty Brewer (Tersa), Robert Johnson, III, Heather McCain (Bronson), Amber Simmons (Joey), Jessica Beatty (Tam), Crystal Heath (DJ), Stephanie Johnson, Charles Warren, III, David Kirby (Ezzlee), Jonathan Kirby (Jessica) and twenty-five great grandchildren.
The family will be receiving friends at the funeral home, Peacock Newnam & White on Saturday, April 1, 2023 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. with the celebration of life service starting at 11 a.m.
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