Jerry Lee Johnson Jr., 77, of Ridgeland SC, passed on Thursday, July 23, 2020, at Pruitt Healthcare, Estill SC. Services are pending. Allen Funeral Home of Ridgeland, SC is in Charge.
Mr. Jerry Lee Johnson JR. (JL), son of the late Jerry Lee Sr. and Queenie Newton Johnson, was born on December 9, 1942. He received his education in the public schools of Jasper County. Later in life, he joined Beaver Dam Baptist Church.
Jerry got his talent for playing guitar from his father. As a young man, he played music all over Brooklyn, NY. He worked a variety of jobs while playing music at night. He moved back to South Carolina in the 1980s, where he continued playing music. His last job was with Mr. Leland Rentz until his health failed. He was a loving son, brother, and uncle.
On Thursday, July 23, 2020, Jerry went to play music with the angels. He was preceded in death by his parents. Brothers Romell Sr and James Sr. Sisters Angela and Fredericka. Foster brother Tyrone Hamilton, and half-brothers Herman and Mickey.
He leaves to cherish his memories one brother, Gene Howard Johnson Sr. Three sisters in Law Florie Johnson, Judy Johnson, and Lorraine Chaney. Brothers-in-law, Washington Moore, and James Robertson. Foster brother Mark Hamilton, and foster sisters Elizabeth Hamilton and Sonya Roberts. Jerry has a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.
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