Delmar Johnson

Obituary of Delmar Olin Johnson

Delmar Olin Johnson, Sr., 73, husband of Ella Pearl Morris Johnson, died Friday, March 20, 2015 at Tuomey Healthcare System. Born in Sumter he was a son of the late James Olin Johnson and Mattie Irene Tolson Johnson. Mr. Johnson was of the Baptist faith and was a retired carpenter. Surviving are his wife of Sumter; three sons, Delmar Olin Johnson, Jr., Hoyt Ervin Johnson, and Kevin Boyd Johnson, Sr. (Angie Marie); one daughter, Merri Elizabeth Johnson Shively; three brothers, Paul Johnson, Donnie Johnson and Thomas Johnson; three sisters, Barbara Ann Geddings, Miriam Windham and Kathy Johnson; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Earl Gene Johnson and Clarence Harvin Johnson. Graveside Services will be held at 5 PM Tuesday at Green Acres Cemetery with the Rev. Tyrone Mitchum officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 PM Monday at the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home and other times at the home, 40 Jed Ct. On-line condolences may be sent to www.sumterfunerals.com Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home and Crematory, 221 Broad St. is in charge of the arrangements. 803-775-9386.