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James "Rock" Johnson

June 10, 1946 ~ May 20, 2022 (age 75)


James Robert “Rock” Johnson was born to the late James Harrison and Kizzie Priscilla Johnson on June 10, 1946. He departed this life on May 20, 2022 at Johnston Willis Hospital in Richmond, VA. James was educated in Prince Edward County Schools, and attended R. R. Moton High School. At an early age James accepted Christ, was baptized and joined High Bridge Baptist Church under the leadership of Reverend Gray; where he later became a Deacon. James was also a Member of the Prince Edward Elks Lodge #269, and a Mason. James worked for C. F. Marion Trucking Company until his retirement. He also drove the school bus for Prince Edward County Public Schools for years. James was an outgoing individual who loved hunting and was a member of Shack Gang Hunting Club. James was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Thompson Johnson and his sister Lucy Mae Streat.

James leaves to cherish precious memories his daughters: Carolyn Bland (James), Crewe, VA; Angela Branch, Upper Marlboro, MD; Two sons: James R. Johnson, Jr. (Nina), Dumfries,
VA; Dale Johnson (Nikki), Dumfries, VA; Five brothers: John Percell, Lawrence Earl, Eugene, Roy and Rufus Johnson all of Rice, VA; One sister, Brenda Johnson, Crewe, VA; Grandchildren: Shaneca, Aleisha, Jalisa, Devonta, Eric, Toshiana, Tyrone, Breuna, Jawan, Nia and Cali and great-grandchildren; His special friend Kathy Stewart and his best friend: William (Billy) Sims and a host of nieces and nephews.

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 Service Program


24 Hour Viewing
May 25, 2022

3:00 PM
Minor B. Eggleston Chapel
914 S Main St
Farmville, Virginia 23901

Funeral Service
May 26, 2022

11:00 AM
Minor B. Eggleston Chapel
914 S Main St
Farmville, Virginia 23901

Interment following funeral service
May 26, 2022

High Bridge Baptist Church
2526 Lockett Rd
Rice, VA 23966

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