James Lee Johnson

June 27, 1952 ~ August 21, 2019 (age 67)


Mr. James Lee Johnson the husband of Mrs. Catherine McDonald of Tampa, Florida formerly of Alachua, Florida passed away peacefully Wednesday, August 21, 2019. 
James Lee Johnson was born June27 1952 to the late Hazel McClain and Julius Johnson. An Alachua native James moved to Tampa, Florida where he lived until his demise. He graduated from Santa Fe high school class of 1971 and he served in the U.S. Navy from 1971 to 1974.
He leaves to cherish his fond memories to his devoted wife Catherine McDonald. Sons: Dexter Miller of Alachua Florida, Ian Johnson of Tampa, Florida. Daughter: Shanette (deceased). Sister: Diane Young of Alachua, Florida, Yvette Jones of Gainesville, Florida. Brothers: Kevin Jones of Newberry, Florida, Daniel Mathis (deceased). 3 grandchildren, 5 Great grandchildren and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews  And other family members and friends. Specially uncle Edward of Gainesville Florida and a very special aunt Bernice Garrison (deceased).

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September 6, 2019

12:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Phillip & Wiley Mortuary Inc.
310 State Road 26
Melrose, FL 32666

Celebration of Life
September 7, 2019

11:00 AM
St. Matthews Baptist Church
15712 NW 140th Street
Alachua, Florida 32615

Interment following funeral service
September 7, 2019

St. Matthews Baptist Church Cemetery
Alachua Florida
Alachua, FL 32667

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