Stephen Randall “Randy” Johnson, 74, of Statesville, N.C., passed away unexpectedly on Monday, January 25, 2021, due to declining health.

Randy was born March 6, 1946, in Iredell County and was the son of the late G. H. “Mutt” Johnson and Mary Bost Johnson. He was a graduate of Cool Springs High School and served in the U.S. Army for two years in Thailand. He previously enjoyed a career at Beaunit Industries and Intercraft Inc. He enjoyed watching Westerns in his recliner and all sports, especially NASCAR, and also enjoyed going out to eat with his cousin Jim Lentz.

He is survived by two brothers, Ron Johnson and wife Sandy of Statesville, and Rick Johnson and fiancée, Susan Zwirn, of New York; two nephews, Brian Johnson (Susan), and Michael Johnson (Theresa); along with nieces, nephews and many cousins.

Graveside funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, January 30, 2021, at Iredell Memorial Gardens with Rev. Darren Johnson officiating. Randy will lie in state on Friday before the funeral service.

Memorials may be made to Matthew 25 Ministries, 3223 Harmony Highway, Harmony, NC 28634 and Hebron Baptist Church, 175 Hebron Road, Statesville, NC 28625. Online condolences may be made to the family at

Troutman Funeral Home is serving the family.

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