Calvin Johns, 77, of Folkston, passed away Thursday, November 24, 2022. He was born in Folkston, GA on July 9, 1945 to the late Lillie Johns Carter. Calvin Moved to New Orleans, LA and Mississippi at an early age and resided there for many years. He worked as a private contractor for the railroad in Mississippi. He returned home to Georgia to retire. He was a member of Sandhill Baptist Church and a member of Masonic Lodge in Mississippi. He was the last living child of his mother, Lillie.
In addition to his mother, Lillie, he was preceded in death by a sister: Eva Hale; and 5-brothers: Lewis, Bert, Harley, Melton and Neal Lee and a step-son: Barry J. Brauner, Jr.
He is survived by his devoted and loving wife: Linda McInvale Johns; 3-step-children: Keith (Penny) McInvale, Bryan McInvale, and Liz (Jerrold) Harden; 7-grandchildren; 8-great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews that he loved dearly. From a previous marriage, he was a beloved step-father to Jason (Andrea) Brauner, Jennifer (Jacob) Hoffman; 7-grandchildren and 5-great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be James Lee, Bobby Lee, Keith McInvale, Danny McInvale, Nick Seyler and Chandler Crumbley. Music will be provided by Sabrina Murray.
The family will receive friends Monday, November 28 at Sand Hill Baptist Church from 10-11 AM. Funeral services will begin at 11. Pastor Trent Long and Calvin’s nephew Pastor Joey Lee will officiate. Burial will follow in Racepond Cemetery at Sand Hill Baptist Church.
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardrobersonfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home, 526 Oakwood Street, Folkston, Georgia 31537.