December 7, 1952 - June 23, 2020
Mr. George Richard Johnson, age 67 of Rockmart, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2020. Mr. Johnson was born December 7, 1952 in Rome, son of the late Thomas Johnson and the late Geraldine Rakestraw Johnson. He was a 1972 graduate of Rockmart High School where he played in the marching band. His love of music continued all his life. He loved sharing his talent on bass guitar, keyboard or harmonica. He retired from Engineered Fabrics Corporation with 32 years of service. Since retirement, he spent his time doing beautiful wood projects for their home and working in the yard. Richard was a member of the First Baptist Church of Rockmart. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Edwin Randy Johnson. Survivors include his wife Brenda McBryde Johnson of Rockmart; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Donny and Vickie McBryde of Rockmart; sister-in-law, Laurain Johnson of Vidalia; two nieces, April Johnson Chambers and her husband Michael and Amber Johnson both of Vidalia; and a nephew, Tytus McBryde and his wife Valerie of Cedartown. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, June 25, 2020 between the hours of 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, June 26, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. from the First Baptist Church of Rockmart with Rev. Jason Odom and Dr. Greg Thompson officiating. Interment services will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery with the following gentlemen serving as pallbearers: Duane Dover, Tim Hurt, Brian Ratcliff, Skip Sproull, Ronald Lovell and Randy Rayburn. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contribution be made to the First Baptist Church, Whole Heart Building Fund, P. O. Box 388, Rockmart, GA 30153. **Due to Covid restrictions in place, no more than 50 people will be allowed in the funeral home at one time, masks are highly suggested and social distancing will be observed** Freeman Harris Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral arrangements for Mr. George Richard Johnson.
Mr. George Richard Johnson, age 67 of Rockmart, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2020. Mr. Johnson was born December 7, 1952 in Rome, son of the late Thomas Johnson and the late Geraldine Rakestraw Johnson. He was a 1972 graduate of Rockmart High... View Obituary & Service Information
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