November 18, 1971 – September 3, 2021
Pastor Ronald “Ron” Wayne Johnson, Jr., age 49, of Rock Spring, GA, went home to be with The Lord Friday – September 3, 2021. He is was born in LaFayette, Georgia and was a lifelong resident of Northwest Georgia. He was a graduate of Lakeview Fort Oglethorpe High School – Class of 1990. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during Desert Storm and the Gulf War. He was the owner and operator of Johnson’s Auto Repair and Cain’s Wrecker Service in Rock Spring, Georgia. He enjoyed working and restoring classic cars and street rods. He enjoyed flying RC airplanes, fishing, porch building, admiring Christmas lights and most of all spending time with his family. Ron’s passion was preaching The Love of Jesus to anyone that would listen. He was the current Pastor of Lake Howard Baptist Church, where he loved his congregation. He is preceded in death by his father: Ronald Wayne Johnson, Sr. He is survived by his wife: Kristi DeLena York Johnson of Rock Spring, their children: Ronald “Ronnie” (Taylor) Wayne Johnson III of Rock Spring, GA, Katie Johnson of Collinsville, AL, Rick (Jess) Blaylock of Ringgold, GA, Roman, Ryan and Rudy Johnson all of Rock Spring, GA, mother: Pamela Arnold, grandmother: Dottie Arnold, sister: Roxanne Bolton, GA, brother: Scott Johnson all of Chickamauga, GA, several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Sunday at Lake Howard Baptist Church from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Funeral services will be held at 5:00 pm – Sunday – September 5, 2021 with Brother: Chris Lewis and Reverend: Gary Wilkinson officiating. Due to the pandemic, the service will be held outside and the family request people attending to bring a lawn chair and to social distance. Ron’s customers and friends who have classic cars and street rods are encouraged to drive their cars to the service. Burial will be in Chattanooga Veterans National Cemetery with a private service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made towards funeral expenses. Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Homes – LaFayette Chapel. Online guestbook at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com.
Viewing Location: Lake Howard Baptist Church - 1528 Lake Howard Road - LaFayette, Georgia 30728
Service Location: Lake Howard Baptist Church - 1528 Lake Howard Road - LaFayette, Georgia 30728