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Donald Lee Johnson, age 67, of Erwin, died Monday, Ja. 14, 2013, at the Johnson City Medical Center.
He was a lifelong resident of Erwin and a son of the late E. Lee and Martha Magness Johnson.
Mr. Johnson was retired from CSX Transportation. He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy.
Mr. Johnson was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his loving wife of 47 years, Linda Hopson Johnson; one brother: Thomas L. Johnson and wife, Linda; three nephews: Byron, Troy, Brett and their wives and children; one niece: Lauren; and brother-in-law: Mark Hopson and wife, Emma.
Funeral service will be held at noon, Wednesday, Jan. 16, from the Erwin Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Jerry Willis will officiate.
Entombment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery Mausoleum.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until noon, prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society c/o Donor Services, P.O. Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202.
Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared with the Johnson family through a complimentary, interactive Book of Memories at
Erwin Memorial Funeral Home is in charge.