February 1, 2023
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Darryl “Willie” Lee Johnson

1975 – 2022

A memorial service for Darryl “Willie” Lee Johnson, 47, will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at Seymore Bible Fellowship in Yantis. Mr. Johnson was born on August 20, 1975, to Jimmy Johnson and Donna Waldrop in Greenville. He died on November 23, 2022, in Yantis. 

Mr. Johnson received a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry at UT-Arlington and was Shop Supervisor at Dowdy Machine Shop. He was a loving and devoted father who was dedicated to making sure that his boys never lacked for his love and attention. He was always quick with a smile and tried to bring laughter and fun with him wherever he went. 

He is survived by his parents; sons, Tyler Johnson and Tanner Johnson; sister, Peggy Hutchison; brother, David Johnson and wife Jennifer; nieces, Asia Hervey, Chelsea Batscha-Stanley and Kayli Batscha; nephews, Ethan Hutchison, Brent Hutchison and Cameron Johnson; and many other family and friends.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation to Planet Bee Foundation at https://www.planetbee.org/donate-to-planet-bee.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home in Emory.