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Sherman Ray Johnson, 71, of Denton passed away on Wednesday November 4, 2015 at his residence surrounded by family. Mr. Johnson was born on September 16, 1944 in Guilford County to the late Robert Ray Johnson and Dorothy Barker Johnson. Sherman proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps Reserve.
Sherman worked as a manager and multiple locations in the grocery store industry. He enjoyed Nascar and bee keeping in which he gave away most of the honey he harvested to friends and family. Sherman loved to spend time with his family, friends, and his dogs.
He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Wanda Wooten Johnson of Denton; a son, Robert Gray Johnson and wife Clarisa Martin of Denton; a daughter, Stephanie Johnson Surratt of Lewisville; a brother, John Kennard Johnson and wife Mary of Trinity; a sister, Mary J. Lassiter of High Point; and four grandchildren, Ethan and Logan Surratt, and Emmily and Levi Johnson.
A Visitation will be held on Wednesday November 11, 2015 from 5:00 to 5:45 PM at Denton Wesley Church (16345 NC-109, Denton, NC 27239). A Celebration of Life will follow at 6:00 PM at the Church, conducted by Pastor Charlie Collins.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to, Hospice of Davidson County (200 Hospice Way, Lexington, NC 27292), or Cancer Services of Davidson County (25 W. 6th Ave., Lexington, NC 27292), or to the Denton Wesleyan Church Building Fund.
Carolina Cremation of Salisbury and Charlotte is assisting the Johnson family. Online condolences may be made at www.carolinacremation.com.