Marvin Reese Johnson was born August 14, 1946 to the late Johnnie Love Johnson and the late Emma Drummond Johnson in Madison. He died Saturday, July 20, 2013.
He received his education in the Morgan County School System and graduated from Pearl High School in 1966. He joined and served in the United States Army and was a Vietnam Veteran. He was in the Artillery Unit after basic training and later joined the 101st and 182nd Air Borne. His rank was SPC 4. He was employed by the United States Postal Service in Atlanta for 35 years and retired in 2004. He loved spending time fishing in his boat on Lake Oconee.
Mr. Johnson leaves to cherish his memory a son Daniel Johnson, a daughter Shanta Johnson Holiday; five brothers Johnny (Lillie) Johnson, James Johnson, Willie (Mary) Johnson, Anderson (Patricia) Johnson and Stacy (Yolanda) Johnson; an aunt Geneva Hughley; two uncles Howard Harris Jr. and Robert Griffin, 10 grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, July 26, at Calvary Baptist Church with interment in Madison City Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to the American Cancer Society of St. Mary’s Hospice of Bogart.
Jones and Turner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.