Mr. Melvin Henry Johnson, 69, of 3317 Morning Dew Road, Greensboro, N.C., was born in Iredell County, N.C., on May 31, 1952, and was the late Lucy Mae Carol Tabor Johnson. He passed away at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro on Thursday, April 7, 2022, following an extended illness.

Melvin was preceded in death by his mother, Lucy Mae Johnson, his sister, Jessie Elaine Johnson, and sister-in-love, Linda Johnson.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 49 years, Joyce Johnson of Greensboro; three sons and two daughters, Pevas (Theresa) Bailey of Kingsport Tenn., Timothy (Maria) Walker of Florence S.C., Marcus Duane (Ginory) Johnson of Virginia Beach, Va., Kendrice (Dayton) Johnson of Greensboro and Jasmin Johnson of Durham, N.C.; his brother, Robert Johnson of Huntersville, N.C.; ten grandchildren, Andre (Tasha) Watson of Mebane, N.C., Amber Minor of Charlotte, N.C., Brianna Japson of Virginia Beach, Va., Raven Johnson of Greensboro, Timothy Walker Jr. of Statesville, N.C., Domonique Bailey of Kingsport, Tenn., Marcus Johnson Jr. of Virginia Beach, Va., Ju’Wan Gamble of Greensboro, Day’Ona Gamble of Greensboro, and Kendrick Johnson of Greensboro; five great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Celebration of Life Services will be conducted Friday, April 22, 2022, at Love and Faith Christian Fellowship, 4344 Blackberry Road, Greensboro, NC 27406 at 2 p.m. Pastor Michael Thomas will officiate. Members of the family will receive friends at the church from 1:30 until 2:00 p.m., but will assemble at the residence at other times. Interment Services will follow in the Belmont Cemetery on Saturday, April 23, 2022, at 11 a.m.

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Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home is serving the Johnson family.

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