Mr. Phillip Lynn Johnson, 57, of Cedartown, died Friday afternoon, January 6, 2023 in a Rome hospital following an extended illness surrounded by his loving family.
Mr. Johnson was born in Jasper, Alabama October 9, 1965, a son of Patricia Beverly Hilgenberg Johnson (Cook) and the late Zebedee Merle Johnson.
Mr. Johnson had made his home in Rome for a number of years, and was associated with the Courtesy Ford Company and prior owners for 32 years. He was a Senior Master Technician, and had also managed the parts department for them. Mr. Johnson had also taught martial arts at the Jeet Kune Do in Rome and was of the Baptist faith.
Besides his father, Mr. Johnson was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Stormy Renee Johnson November 5, 1999.
Survivors include his wife, the former Bobbie Irvin, to whom he was married April 30, 1999; by three children, Lucas Blake (Lisa) Callahan of Rome, Brandon Taylor Gray of Rome, and Nicholas Blake (Aliyah) Johnson of Cedartown; and by three grandchildren, Blake, Conner and Luna. His mother, Patricia Johnson Cook and his step-father, Gary Cook of Jasper, Alabama; his sister Debbie (Mike) Winchester of Parrish, Alabama; special friends Dana Sears of Rome, Renee Drake of Rockmart and his extended work family at Courtesy Ford of Rome also survive.
The family received friends at the funeral home Sunday afternoon, January 8, 2023 from 2:00 P.M. until 4 P.M.
Funeral services for Mr. Johnson were held Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 4:00 P. M. at John House’s Cave Spring Chapel with Rev. Dale Byars officiating. Interment will follow in the Cave Spring Cemetery. Pallbearers included his three sons, Lucas Callahan, Brandon Gray, and Nicholas Johnson and Phil Trammell, Neal Jacobs and Mongo Terrell. Honorary pallbearers will include L. D. Irvin, Lum Irvin and Steven Thorpe. Casual attire was requested.
John House’s Cave Spring Chapel
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