Lloyd Johnson, age 73, of Arden died Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at Care Partners Solace in Asheville.
Mr. Johnson was born October 16, 1943 in Buncombe County where he lived most of his life. Lloyd owned an HVAC company in Asheville and also performed in several bluegrass bands, most recently the Dixie Grass Band. He completed his education at Cecil’s Junior College in Asheville with a concentration in Business Law as well as a certificate program in bible studies from the Herbert W. Armstrong Bible College. He was a veteran of the US Army where he served in the Signal Corp, primarily in Germany.
He was the son of the late Frank Johnson Sr. and Leatha Phillips Johnson of Buncombe County. Lloyd is preceded in death by his parents and nine brothers and sisters.
Surviving are one son Steven Lloyd Johnson and one brother, David Johnson and his wife Hazel. He has numerous surviving nieces and nephews.
His funeral service will be held at 2:30 pm Wednesday, June 28, 2017 in the Chapel of West Funeral Home, 17 Merrimon Ave. Weaverville with Jim Turpin officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Sheba Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 pm Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at the funeral home.
Friends and family are invited to a private gathering on Wednesday afternoon at 5:00 pm at Jack of the Wood, 95 Patton Ave., Asheville and on Tuesday night after visitation at The Bywater, 796 Riverside Drive, Asheville.
In lieu of flowers a fund is being established in Lloyd’s honor to offer scholarships to local artists. Donations can be made to www.gofundme.com/lloyd-johnson-memorial-scholarship.
For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under Lloyd’s obituary at www.WestFamilyFuneralServices.com
Mt. Sheba Baptist Church Cemetery
Wednesday June 28th, 2017
870 New Stock Rd.
Weaverville, NC 28787
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Aleah and family sorry to here about Lloyd,,knew I had not heard from him in awhile,We use to eat lunch same place,,then I retired,,,him and Elmer Lloyd so much alike..God has a special place in Heaven for him.Lloyd was one of a kind..Precious person...I was going to come and bring Carolyn*,,she wanted to see family..but her terminal illness would not let her,,no strength ,keep her in your prayers,,she sends her love to you all..We are half sisters in name,but whole sisters in life,,we have been trying to locate Annie,Willie and Elizabeth daughter,they grew up together..
would you contact me?
*Carolyn Johnson Robinson
Fred and Monnie's daughter..Thanks
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Dearest sweet Lloyd was always a thoughtful,kind,helpful gentleman. He will be always loved and missed. So long Ambassador.
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uncle Lloyd such a unique individual everyone who ever met you knows what I mean the things you taught me !!! your forever with us all love you darrell
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Jackie kennedy lit a candle on Jun 23 2017 08:24:14 PM
Was such a straight up person. A good friend when I needed one years ago and never asked for anu thing in return. You will be surely missed my friend.
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