Charlie Luther “C.L.” Johnson, Jr., 77, of Whitmire, died Monday, June 8, 2015, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

Born on November 6, 1937, in Whitmire, he was the son of the late Charlie Luther Johnson, Sr. and Veron Estelle Davenport Johnson. He was retired from the Navy and from Whitten Center. Mr. Johnson was a member of Heritage Weselyan Church, the American Legion and the Navy Fleet Reserve.

He is survived by his wife, Naomi Harrison Johnson; sons, C.L. (Debra) Johnson and Nelven Todd (Loretta) Johnson both of Whitmire; sisters, Vivian (Jack) McCall of Columbia and Lucy Mathis of Whitmire; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mr. Johnson was predeceased by sisters, Doris Gambrell and Pat St. Clair and a brother, Richard Johnson.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at the Heritage Wesleyan Church by the Rev. Mark Stevenson. Burial will follow in the Whitmire Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the church. Memorials may be made to the charity of ones choice.

Active pallbearers will be Todd Johnson, Daniel Johnson, Chris Johnson, Lance Johnson, Blake Johnson, Rocky Sutton and Johnny Sutton.

A note of condolence may be written to the family by clicking the "Add Comment" link below.


#20 Robert & Terri Baker 2015-06-10 20:46
Naomi & family.
We are so sorry about C.L. passing, but he's with the Lord now, watching over us all. We will sure miss him. Our thoughts, prayers and love are with you all.

BeBop & Terri
#19 Michael Crayne 2015-06-10 18:19
Dear Naomi,My mother, Inge Crayne Lipscomb, and I are very saddened by your loss of C.L. We both admired him greatly. We'd like to extend to you and your family our deepest heartfelt sympathy. We pray the Lord's Spirit will be with you and comfort you at this time of loss. We'll visit with you as soon as we feel it's appropriate, if it is o.k. with you. Your cousin, Michael T.S. Crayne and Aunt Inge
#18 Vicki Johnson Lindse 2015-06-10 14:00
Although we have not seen much of the family and have not been in touch with much of the family in S.C., we would like for all of you to know our thoughts and prayers go to you for the loss of CL.
Vicki Johnson Lindsey, Vero Beach, Fla.
Sylvia Johnson Walker, Ft. Pierce, Fla.
Denny Johnson, Tampa, Fla.
#17 Eleanor Lawson&Libby 2015-06-10 13:29
Naomi, our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God's Holy spirit comfort and keep you and your family now and in the days to come. We love you. (Pete and Libby)
#16 Ann & Zeke Caldwell 2015-06-10 10:17
Naomi, we were so sorry to hear of C.L.'s passing. We know your faith in Our Heavenly Father will carry you through this difficult time. You & the rest of the family are in our thoughts & prayers.
#15 Marion Hart 2015-06-10 03:47
I'm sorry to hear about CL my pray and thought are with u & ur family wish I could be there but I have to work but I will be there in spirt just like CL will always be with us in spirt I know it's hard but put your trust In GOD and he will get you through it if you need anything just let me know I love you noami GOD bless
#14 Peggy Marlowe 2015-06-09 22:02
Naomi and family, So sorry for your loss,C L was a great person, we were close as cousins, however we didn;t visit much but I knew he was always there, Love you all, Peggy & Johnny Marlowe
#13 grady overstreet 2015-06-09 21:10
Sorry to hear of C.L. passing. Remember my football playing days with him and other Great times years ago, Grady Overstreet.
#12 Donna McMurray 2015-06-09 20:47
So sorry to hear about CL passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. May Bless each one of you. Love to you all.
#11 Frankie & Linda Wilb 2015-06-09 15:27
So very sorry for your loss. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.
#10 Pam Farmer 2015-06-09 15:12
Naomi, Todd, and family. So sorry to hear about C.L. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
#9 Trena Crisp 2015-06-09 15:08
Naomi, I'm sorry to hear about your loss. May God wrap His love around you.
#8 Anne Bagwell 2015-06-09 14:19
Naomi, I am so sorry to hear about C L. May God keep you in His care and give you peace in the days to follow.
#7 First Citizens Bank 2015-06-09 08:52
To The Family Members:
Our thoughts and heartfelt sympathy are with you in your time of sorrow.
Thresa,Sherie,Terri and Anna
First Citizens Bank of Whitmire
#6 Paige Mills 2015-06-09 07:49
Praying that God will give you the comfort you need today and the many days to come.
#5 Toni Pressley Conner 2015-06-09 07:31
So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to the family.
#4 Pam DeHart 2015-06-08 22:28
Todd and family my prayers are with you all. I am so sorry for your loss. God is good He is in his Father's arms now.
#3 Susie S Mosley 2015-06-08 21:51
Naomi and Family,
I'm so sorry for your loss. May God be with you through this hard time. It's hard on the whole family, but now he's sitting with the Father. Love and Prayers.
Susie Mosley
#2 Willie Miller 2015-06-08 20:41
So sorry to hear about C.L., my thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time, C.L. will surely be missed.
#1 Joie Hart Lister 2015-06-08 20:30
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

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