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Master Sgt Horace Floyd Johnson

November 8, 2020


We celebrate the life and memory of Master Sgt Horace Floyd Johnson whose death occurred Sunday, November 8, 2020 at WellStar Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, GA. 

Horace Floyd Johnson ended his earthly journey on Sunday November 8th, 2020.  Horace sprinted into the world on August 1st, 1944, beginning his journey in Marietta Georgia.  He was born to loving parents: Father, Dorris Johnson, and mother, Easter Beatrice Greer-Johnson (both preceded him in death).  

              Horace spent his childhood in Georgia nestled amongst loving aunts, uncles, and cousins wrapped in the protective arms of his revered home state.  Horace dedicated his life to God at an early age and attended Wright Street Baptist Church in Marietta, Georgia. Horace was a gifted athlete, life-long coach, and a sports connoisseur, always willing to talk about the great sports plays of the week.  After completing his high school studies at Lemon Street School and studying at Clark College in Atlanta, Georgia. Horace enlisted in the United States Air Force (U.S.A.F.) where he proudly served with distinction for twenty-two years, spending most of his time living abroad.  Great Britain, Greece, Denmark and Guam were just a few places he called home.  

Upon his retirement from the U.S.A.F as Master Sergeant, the protective arms of Georgia called him home. Here he began a new career working for Georgia’s Department of Labor.  Horace met, fell in love, and married his beautiful wife, Brenda J. Reeves-Johnson on September 17, 1994.  They began their journey together, which lasted until the close of his life’s chapter.    

Family, social justice, and country were the pinnacles of Horace’s life.  Horace leaves behind a wealth of love to include: His loving wife, Brenda J. Reeves-Johnson; daughters, Kathleen L. Johnson (Sacramento, California), Juanita E. Johnson (Sacramento, California); son, Theophilus C. Reeves (North Carolina); Grandchildren, Rebel G. Samuelson (Sacramento, California); Scout L. Samuelson (Sacramento, California) Brianna M. Reeves (North Carolina); Theo (T.J.) C. Reeves (North Carolina); Carter Henley Reeves (North Carolina) and great grand-daughter Amyiah Reeves (North Carolina); and sisters, Millicent Freeman, Sonya Rosser (Dennis), Bridget Luckey (Andrew) all of Marietta Georgia.  Horace leaves behind in-laws, a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, friends, and a fur baby Nina Simone Reeves Johnson. 

Public viewing will be held 3-5 p.m. Friday, November 13, 2020 at Campbell & Sons Funeral Home (124 W. Park Ave. Savannah, GA)

Graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 14, 2020 at Forest Lawn Cemetery (330 Bonaventure Rd. Savannah, GA)

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November 13, 2020

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Campbell & Sons Funeral Home Chapel
124 W. Park Ave.
Savannah, GA 31401

Graveside Service
November 14, 2020

11:00 AM
Forest Lawn Cemetery, Savannah

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