Johnson, William Curtis, Jr.

Friday, August 17, 2018

William Curtis Johnson, Jr., 81, of Chattanooga, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, August 16, 2018. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area and attended Wallaceville Church of God. He retired from the United States Air Force after more than 27 years of service to our country. He enjoyed going to Pigeon Forge and he also loved going to casinos. He was a loving and devoted brother, husband, father and grandfather, who will be truly missed by all who knew him.

He was preceded in death by his parents and several siblings.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia Ann Ware Johnson; children, Sharon Wilson, Rita and Mark Magness and Steve and Essie Ware; sisters, Betty Criscoe, Diane Phillips and Patricia Sutton; several grandchildren; and numerous extended family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 21 in the Fort Oglethorpe Chapel, with Minister Lamar Walker officiating. Burial will follow in the Chattanooga National Cemetery with full military honors. The family will receive friends on Monday from 3-8 p.m. and prior to the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Online guest book at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements by W. L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Homes, Fort Oglethorpe.


Dyer, Dennis Avery

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