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Ross Johnson

May 21, 1939 — May 28, 2022

Ross Johnson age 83, of Taylorsville, passed away Saturday May 28, 2022, in Caldwell County. He was born to the late Arthur and Dolly Johnson May 21, 1939, in Caldwell County. During his working career he was a co-owner of Johnson’s Milling and Feed Inc. Mr. Johnson was a member of Dudley Shoals Baptist Church. He also served on the B.R.I.C.K. Missions Team, helping brick many churches. Ross was a family-oriented man that was always willing to lend a helping hand to someone in need.

Along with his parents he is preceded in death by three brothers: Frank Johnson, Sam Johnson, and Harry Johnson, four sisters: Christine Hollar, Margret Holsclaw, Dorothy Caldwell, and Millie Johnson.

Those left to cherish the memories of Mr. Johnson include his wife Lorene Laxton Johnson of 63 years, daughter Tina Ragland (Hugh), son Jeffrey Johnson (Donna), four grandchildren: Bradley Johnson (Kelly), Justin Johnson (Brittney), Thomas Ragland, and Amy Ragland, six great grandchildren, and a number of nieces, nephews, and special friends.

The visitation for Ross will be held Tuesday May 31, 2022, at Dudley Shoals Baptist Church from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. The funeral service will be held Wednesday June 1, 2022, at Dudley Shoals Baptist Church at 3:00 pm. Rev. Bradley Johnson, Rev. Justin Johnson, and Rev. Kyle Lloyd will be officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to either AMOREM (Hospice) 902 Kirkwood Street, NW Lenoir, NC 28654 or Dudley Shoals Baptist Church Missions Development Fund at 1882 Dudley Shoals Rd Granite Falls, NC 28630.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.
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