Larry Anthony Johnson, age 54, of Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away on Friday, March 11, 2016. He was born on February 5, 1962 to Lucille Johnson and the late Earl S. Johnson. In addition to his father, Anthony was preceded in death by a grandson, Dominique Johnson.
Anthony was an avid outdoorsman. He especially enjoyed ginseng hunting and fishing. Anthony also enjoyed watching westerns. His greatest joy was spending time with his grandchildren.
He was of the Baptist faith.
Anthony is survived by his mother, Reba Lucille Johnson; daughter, Charity Carrillo; sons: Christopher Johnson and girlfriend Samantha Jones, Gregory Johnson and Aaron Johnson and wife Mistee; loving ex-wife, Mary Alice Herdman; grandchildren: Fantasia Garland, Zachary Garland, Gabbrielle Robbins, Travis Waspi, Isaac Johnson, Aaron Johnson Jr., Hailey Johnson and Ember Johnson; sisters: Linda Harper and husband Willard, Angela Edmisten and husband Steve and Melissa Hightower and husband David; brothers: Lloyd Johnson, Robert L. Johnson and wife Janice and William Johnson and wife Janet.
The family will receive friends from 2-3:00 p.m. on Monday, March 14, 2016 at the Mountain City Funeral Home Chapel with the funeral service to follow at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor Gene Ward officiating. Graveside service and interment will follow at the Johnson-Lewis Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Joe Johnson, David A. Hightower, David L. Hightower, Matthew Hightower, Scotty Robbins, Daniel Hightower, Charles Johnson, Darnell Lane and Ethan Hightower. Honorary pallbearers are all of his special friends.
For those who wish, memorials may be made to Anthony’s mother, Lucille Johnson, 2436 Fall Branch Road, Mtn. City, TN 37683.
At other times, the family will receive friends at the home, 2436 Fall Branch Road, Mountain City, TN.
Condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at www.mountaincityfh.com.
The family of Larry Anthony Johnson has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.