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William Johnson

October 21, 1929 — October 13, 2016

William Hall “Bill” Johnson, Sr., 86, of Hilliard, FL passed way October 13, 2016.  He was born in Boulougne, Florida to Calvin P. Johnson, Sr. and Cora Civility Higginbotham Johnson.  He graduated from Hilliard High School and received a basketball scholarship to South Georgia College and Jacksonville University.  He retired as Superintendent of Road Construction with Houdaille-Duval-Wright Engineering.  He was a member of First Baptist Church of Hilliard.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by 3-Brothers:  Russell Johnson, Reginald Johnson & Calvin Johnson, Jr and 2-Sisters:  Laura Harper & Lucille Altman.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years:  Catherine Smith Johnson; 3-Children:  Cathy Conner (Bill), William Johnson, Jr. (Vicki) & Annette Hodges (Wayne); 5-Grandchildren:  Amy Boutwell (Brian), Emily Serrano (Carlos), Cayla Elrod (Bobby), Daniel Hodges (Hannah) & Shali Geiger (Jason) and 7-Great Grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Saturday, October 15 at Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home from 6:30-9 PM.  Funeral services will be held Sunday, October 16 at 3:00 PM at the First Baptist Church of Hilliard with Pastor Josh Tillman and Pastor Bobby Richardson officiating.  Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at  Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home in Folkston, GA.

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Saturday, October 15, 2016

6:30 - 9:00pm

Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home

526 Oakwood St, Folkston, GA 31537

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Sunday, October 16, 2016

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First Baptist Church of Hillaird


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