SSG Leonard Johnson went to be with the Lord Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at the age of 89 years. He was born on January 14, 1931 in Mathews, Alabama to the late Gussie and Frank Johnson. At a young age Leonard joined the military serving our country in the US Army for 24 years. Leonard was a veteran of the Korean War and was awarded the Purple Heart. Shortly after his military retirement he was employed with the US Postal Service and then retired after 24 years. Leonard accepted the Lord, was baptized and a dedicated member of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church for many years. Leonard’s enjoyment in life was spending time and helping raise his grandchildren, he always made sure his family was loved and taken care of. Family and friends would characterize Leonard as sometimes opinionated with his unique powerful voice, but he always had a kind and loving heart.. Everyone who knew him loved him and will surely miss him. Leonard was preceded in death by his parents, brothers: Booker T. Johnson, Alonzo Johnson, Enoch Perry, and Nehemiah Johnson; sisters: Alzena Kinney, Willie Ann Tisdale, and Amanda Butler. He leaves behind to cherish his memory, daughter Danielle Johnson of San Antonio, TX (from his second wife Lenora), granddaughter Corpsman Brianna Monique Matthews (Clarence) of San Antonio, TX , grandson Brian Michael Johnson of San Antonio, TX; brother Thomas Johnson (Elizabeth) of Sierra Vista, AZ, sisters Nell Watson of Sacramento, CA , Luella Wilson of San Antonio, TX and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

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  1. Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss… Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  2. My deepest condolences to the Johnson family. May Mr. Johnson Rest In Peace. Lisa Martinez- Meridian Care of Monte Vista

  3. To the family of Bro. Johnson, you have my prayers and condolences in the home going of your beloved father. Bro. Johnson was a joy to be around and an asset to Mt. Gilead B/C up until his illness. Lovingly, Sis. Yvonne Molett

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