Delmar Johnson

Obituary of Delmar Olin Johnson

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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 Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home and Crematory, 221 Broad St. is in charge of the arrangements. 803-775-9386.