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George Lionel Johnson

1951 - 2021


George Lionel Johnson, 69, passed away on Thursday, May 20, 2021.

George was born in Edgecombe County on October 13, 1951 to Lionel Walter Johnson and Vallie Lancaster Johnson.

A Celebration of Life for George will be held at 1:00 PM on Sunday, May 30, 2021 at The Corner Venue, Tarboro, NC with Military Honors. Visitation will follow the service.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Georgia Johnson Gay.

He is survived by his wife, Melanie W. Johnson; step-children, Whitney H. Barfield, Victoria D. Medford, Cody R. Medford; brother, Terry Johnson; sister, Valerie Johnson Blanton; grandson, Jackson Gay; former wife, Ann Johnson; and his fur-friend, Maggie.

George will forever be missed, and his memory will live on in the hearts of everyone who knew and loved him.

Arrangements are by Carlisle Funeral Home, Inc. of Tarboro. Online condolences may be directed to the family by visiting

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Amanda Pollard Lee

May 25, 2021 8:18 PM

Thoughts and prayers for all of the family. George was a very kind man and he will be missed.

Pam and Pate

May 24, 2021 4:16 PM

He was so nice.....always doing things for others.  RIP George


May 24, 2021 3:53 PM

Staff Sargent, Kenny Herbert, 101st Air Born

May 23, 2021 7:40 AM
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Rest in the heavens my brother, you were a fighter on and off the battle field. You will most definitely be missed,81st Air Born,

tammy lamm

May 22, 2021 9:03 PM

George  will never be forgotten.
I pray that the love of family and friends will give you strength in the days ahead.

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