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Thomas Jackson "Jack" Johnson

Thomas Jackson “Jack” Johnson, 99, of 8524 US 158 West, went home to be with The Lord on Monday, February 15, 2021 at his home in Reidsville. A graveside funeral service will be held at 2:00pm, on Friday February 19, 2021 at Evergreen Memory Gardens with Rev. Dennis Chapmon officiating. Military honors will be performed by the Rockingham County Honor Guard. Please consider the family and remember social distancing. Jack was born in Chatham County to the late Ed and Rosa Pickard Johnson. He was a member of Baptist Temple Church. Jack, a WWII hero, served in the US Army as a T5 Radio Operator, High Speed. With over 30 years of service, Jack retired from the American Tobacco Company. He loved sports and he especially enjoyed playing baseball and bowling. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Mamie Myrick Johnson; and son-in-law Mike Sheppard. Jack is survived by his daughter Donna Sheppard; special family, Ray and Ellen Pack, Brad and Angie Atkins, Hallie Atkins and Taylor Simons and husband Eric. The family would especially like to recognize and thank Ethel Mitchell for her tireless love and care for Jack. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.wilkersonfuneral.com

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Susan Voss Gibson Feb 17 2021 12:31 PM

I am so sorry to hear of the passing of this great man. I have many wonderful memories of camping trips when I was a kid with Donna, Mamie, and Jack. Lots of Sunday afternoons spent at the roller rink with them and Donna and Kenny Wise. They gave me the opportunity to do things l probably wouldn't have been able to do. I remember quietly listening to my Daddy, Jack, and several neighborhood men sitting in my grandparents' front yard telling their stories of WWll. So sorry for your loss.

Debbie Hall Tuttle Feb 17 2021 9:59 AM