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Robert L. Johnson

March 9, 1943 - September 15, 2019

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Robert L. “Buck” Johnson departed this life September 15, 2019, quietly at his residence with his loving wife and children by his side.

He was born March 9, 1943 to the late Flora Woodson Johnson and Sidney Johnson.

Buck retired from Babcock and Wilcox after 32 years of service. He was a member of Bolling Hill Men’s Chorus prior to joining Tree of Life Ministries (Timberlake).

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Florence Johnson of 52 years; two daughters, Yolonda Johnson of Charlottesville, and Katrina Johnson Scott and LormanScott, Jr. of Winchester; four granddaughters, Chrishondaand Christal Davis, Kadijah and Zhakia Scott; two great-grandchildren, Noah Jones and Naomi West; three sisters, Virginia Harvey of Monroe, Edith Chilton, and Margretteand William Reid of Madison Heights. sisters-in- law, Mary Miller (Roosevelt), Flora Anderson, Edith Turner, Alberta and Mable Johnson; two brothers-in-law, Joseph Turner (Chris), and Otis Turner (Linda).

He was preceded in death by nine siblings: Richard, Randolph, Jimmy, and Dale Johnson, Grace, Bernice, and Anna Johnson, Flossie Small, and Mary Cabell.

Special thanks to his doctors, nurses, UEW, his wife Florence, team of caregivers, and devoted friends that include Beth, Bill, and Gary.

All food should be taken to Tree of Life Ministries (2812 Greenview Drive, Lynchburg 24502) on the day of the service.

A funeral service will be held Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Tree of Life Ministries at 1:00 p.m. with burial following at Fort Hill Memorial Park. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.


Tharp Funeral Home and Crematory, Lynchburg is assisting the family.

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