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George Carlton Johnson

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May 20, 1928 — March 16, 2020

George Carlton Johnson, 91, of Wilson, passed away Monday. His service will be at held at 11 a.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow at 3 p.m. in Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery, 4151 Salem Road, Oxford. The Rev. Wayne Whitley will officiate.

George retired in 1978 from the North Carolina DMV License and Theft Bureau as a sergeant with 25 years of service. He was a devoted UNC fan and an avid golfer at Willow Springs Country Club.

The family will receive friends from 10 - 10:45 a.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.

George is survived by his sister, Betty Johnson Rutledge of Wilson; and his nephew, Marty Ray Johnson, and wife, Cathy, of Wilson and George Daniel Johnson, and wife, Mary of Wilson; great-niece, Megan Lamm, and husband, Shaun; great-nephew, Tyler Johnson, and fiancé, Carolina Arizpe; and family friend, Bruce Crews, and wife, Mildred, of Granville County.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Eloise Fishel Johnson.

Condolences may be directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home and Crematory at www.joyners.net.