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Robert Talmage JohnsonMay 11, 1928 ~ July 17, 2017 (age 89)
Mr. Robert Talmage Johnson, 89, died Monday, July 17, 2017 at the Hamlet House Assisted Living.
A graveside service will be 11:00 AM Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at Laurinburg Memorial Park officiated by the Rev. Steve Adams and Rev. Rick Hodges.
Born May 11, 1928 in Lumberton, NC, he was a son of the late William and Cora Edwards Johnson. Robert served in the US ARMY during the Korean War and a Panama Canal conflict. He also worked in maintenance with the former Rea Magnet Wire in Laurinburg.
Robert is survived by sons, Ted Johnson (Betty) of Laurinburg and Gary Johnson (Brenda) of Laurel Hill; daughter Regina Wallace (Ernest) of Rockingham; 9 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, and 11 great-great grandchildren.
He was also predeceased in death by his wife of 56 years, Daisy Lee Johnson; grandson, Gary Johnson, Jr.; and several sisters.
Robert enjoyed spending time with his great granddaughter, Aubrey Johnson (Little Bit). She was his heart.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, July 18, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at McDougald Funeral Home & Crematorium.
Memorials are suggested to: Richmond County Hospice, 1119 US-1, Rockingham, NC 28379.
McDougald Funeral Home and Crematorium is serving the family.