Claude Allen Johnson died April 30

Claude Allen Johnson passed away peacefully at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital on Friday, April 30.

Allen was born in Rockbridge County on Aug. 24, 1953, the son of Peter Johnson of Lexington and Marian Garrett of Montvale.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by three sons, Brian Johnson and Chris Johnson, both of Virginia Beach, and Scotty Johnson of Thaxton; four grandchildren, Riley Johnson and Liam Johnson, both of Virginia Beach, and Ryan Johnson of Thaxton, and Camden Johnson of Bedford; two sisters, Elizabeth Headley (Geo) of Montvale and Karen Johnson (Steve) of Lexington; and one brother, Morris Johnson (Donna) of Houston, Texas; three nieces, Shannon Goode (Jason) of Houston, Texas, Amanda Dingess (Brandon) of Chesterfield, and Stephanie Harlow (lan) of St. Augustine, Fla., as well as numerous cousins.

He was preceded in death by one special friend, Ruth Blackwell McCormick.

The family will have a private service to honor Allen as was his wish.

Arrangements are by Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory.


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