Robert Joseph Johnson

January 24, 1989 ~ April 4, 2020 (age 31)

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Mr. Robert Joseph Johnson, 31, of Nashville, TN, formerly of Swainsboro, passed away Saturday April 4, 2020.


Mr. Johnson was born January 24, 1989 in Swainsboro, GA to David Johnson and Dolly Madison. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Willie Thomas & Lanie Archie; paternal grandparents, Rev. Robert & Beulah Johnson; and brother, Clarence Gardner. Mr. Johnson was a high school graduate of the Class of 2008. He attended the Ultimate Medical Academy, where he graduated with an Associate of Science in Health Sciences as a Medical Administration Assistant in 2019. Mr. Johnson was a certified Basic Correctional Officer with the Georgia Department of Corrections. He worked at Walmart and Walgreen’s in Swainsboro, Jenkins Correctional Facility in Millen, and a security guard with G4 Security Solutions in Nashville, TN. Mr. Johnson enjoyed grilling and spending time with Family during Christmas at his mother’s home. He was a member of Good Shepherd Church of Holiness in Wadley.


Survivors include his parents, David Johnson & Dolly Madison (Bruce); brothers, David Johnson, Jr. & Brandon Gardner; sister, Roanasia Johnson; aunts, Louvenia Martin, Essie Johnson, Fannie Johnson Lake (Seth), Thersa Williams, Gloria Prather, Emma Mitchell, Fannie Johnson, Shirley Williams (Jimbo), Lessie Williams (Herney), Ann Young (Grant); uncles, Arthur Johnson, Robert Johnson, Samuel Johnson (Kimberly), Daniel Johnson (Shelia), Hessie Gardner (Pearlin); cousins, LaShonda McClendon, Jemeka Ford, Raymone Gardner, Rusty Gardner, Crissy Gardner, William Gardner; Godmother, Angela Freeman; Godsister, Marnicia Freeman; special friends, Latika Cuyler & LaShonda Worthen; and a host of other family and friends.


There will be a walk-in viewing from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 11, 2020 at Chapman Funeral Home.


In compliance with the guidelines set by the CDC, the 10 people, 6 feet rule will be enforced during the walk-in viewing.


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Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Robert Joseph Johnson, 31, of Nashville, TN, formerly of Swainsboro.

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April 11, 2020

10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Chapman Funeral Home
427 North Main St.
Swainsboro, Georgia 30401

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