Dr. Gregory Johnson Sr.

Published 10:57 am Saturday, September 29, 2012

Franklin, Va. —Dr. Gregory Leon. Johnson was born in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 24, 1954 and passed away peacefully at his home in Franklin on Sept. 25, 2012. He lost his battle with cancer but gained his heavenly crown.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Mona, three children, Gregory Jr., Mina and Selena. Also, one sister Annette (Bernard), two brothers Kevin and Larry, eight sisters-in-law, two brothers-in-law, as well as a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

His extensive education included, Eastern High School, Washington, D.C., Howard University, Washington, D.C., University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., and at the time of his illness, he had been serving as general surgeon at Southampton Memorial Hospital in Franklin, Va.

On Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012 there will be a viewing at 10 a.m. at the Reformed Presbyterian Church of Bowie, 2807 Church Road, Bowie, MD 20720, 301-262-2280. The funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. There will be a light luncheon served at the church. Interment will take place immediately following at Fort Lincoln Cemetery.

On Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 a memorial homegoing service will be held at 2 p.m. at Oasis in the Desert Ministries, 1315 Carrsville Hwy, Franklin, VA 23851, 757-304-9246.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Education Trust Fund for the Johnson children (gljohnsontrust@hotmail.com). www.wrightfuneralhome.org