David Ray Johnson

May 7, 1964 ~ September 23, 2021 (age 57)

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Mr. David Ray Johnson, 57, of Swainsboro passed away Thursday, September 23, 2021 at Emanuel Medical Center following a brief illness.     


Mr. Johnson was born May 07, 1964, in Swainsboro to the late Willie Rayford Johnson and Peggy Jo Chalker Johnson. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Bryant Johnson, Wyman Johnson, Jerry Johnson; grandson, Nicholas Caden Wilkerson.  Mr. Johnson was a retired log truck driver.  He loved his family and most importantly his grandchildren.  He loved being outside. Mr. Johnson was the caretaker and member of Emanuel Worship Center. 


Survivors include his wife, Diane Tanner Johnson of Swainsboro; son, David Rayford Johnson of Swainsboro; daughters, Lacey Scott (Grady), Lori Johnson (Jason Wilkerson) both of Twin City; brothers, Dale Johnson (Deborah), Alford Johnson (Tammy), Cecil Johnson all of Swainsboro; sisters, Glenda Johnson (Rick) of Brunswick, Suzanne Lovett of Twin City; grandchildren, Zackary Scott, Amber Scott, Jayden Wilkerson, Jayda Wilkerson, Jayla Wilkerson, Jaycee Wilkerson, Jayce Johnson; several nieces, nephews, and many friends.


Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, September 27, 2021, in the Chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Pastor Mike Palma and Pastor Kenneth Edge officiating.


Interment will follow in the Eastbrook Cemetery and Mausoleum.


Pallbearers will be Darin Dobson, Wayne Mercer, Vincent Johnson, Johnathan Johnson, Brandon Vincent, and Hank Churchwell.


The family will receive friends from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, September 27, 2021, at Chapman Funeral Home.


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Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. David Ray Johnson, 57, of Swainsboro.

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September 27, 2021

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Chapman Funeral Home
427 North Main St.
Swainsboro, Georgia 30401

Funeral Service
September 27, 2021

2:00 PM
Chapel of Chapman Funeral Home
427 N. Main St.
Swainsboro, Georgia 30401

September 27, 2021

3:00 PM
Eastbrook Cemetery and Mausoleum
1082 Hwy 80 East
Swainsboro, GA 30401

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