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Lakeview Memorial Park

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Lakeview Memorial Park
Saturday May 2nd, 2020

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John Elwood Johnson

John “Elwood” Johnson, 85, of Brown Summit, moved from his earthly home to his heavenly home on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital. Due to Covid 19 restrictions a private graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2020 at Lakeview Memorial Park. The family would like friends to know they they can come by the funeral home to see Elwood and sign the register book. Elwood was born in Rockingham County to the late Charles and Cora Griffin Johnson. He was the youngest of 10 children and was the last surviving as well as being preceded in death by his son, James Darrell Johnson. Elwood worked in textiles for a number of years until he had an industrial accident, then he began a career raising beef cattle for the past 30 years. He was a member of Lebanon Baptist Church and the Guilford County and NC Cattleman’s Association. Elwood loved blue grass music and was an avid Yankee’s fan! John is survived by his wife, Ruby Loftis Johnson of the home; sons, Johnny Johnson and wife, Donna of Brown Summit and Robert Johnson of Greensboro; step son, Jackie Martin and wife, Sheri of Greensboro; grandchildren, Shane Johnson, Farrah Johnson Darnell and husband, Richie, all of Eden, Casey Crawford of Grove, OK, Cody Johnson and wife, Stacey of Miami, OK and Callie Bergmann and husband, Joel of Grove, OK; 7 great grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to Lebanon Baptist Church Food Pantry, 4635 Hicone Road, Greensboro, NC 27405.

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Ruby and Family: You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Mr. Elwood was a fine man. Always kind and pleasant each time we saw him. Please know that we are here for you if there is anything we can do. You have always been an inspiration to us; and, Ruby you have always been a faithful servant of God. Our love to you. May God bless you and the family. Pastor Larry Andrews and Deborah

Deborah Andrews May 3 2020 8:58 PM

Elwood was a special friend to us. He will be greatly missed. Til we meet again one day in Heaven, WJ and Pat Apple

Sharan Crane May 2 2020 12:58 PM

A candle was lit in memory of John Johnson

Marty Wyrick May 1 2020 6:37 PM

Love and Hugs to the Family. Geraldine Johnson Carter, Christina Carter Gionelli & Family

Christina Gionelli May 1 2020 10:31 AM

A candle was lit in memory of John Johnson

Christina Gionelli May 1 2020 10:29 AM

A candle was lit in memory of John Johnson

Carol Johnson Apr 30 2020 9:20 AM