Howard Martin 'Moe' Johnson, age 54, died Tuesday at his residence after a long courageous fight..

A funeral service will be held 2:00 PM on Friday at Pineywood Baptist Church with the Rev. Jimmy Calhoun and the Rev. Dave Stout officiating. Burial will follow with military honors in the church cemetery.

A native of Moore County, he was the son of Martin Johnson and the late Camillus A Johnson. A devout Christian man who loved and cared for his family, he was a US Army veteran and owned and operated Howard Johnson's Painting for 26 years.

In addition to his father, he is survived by his wife, Linda Sheffield Johnson; three sons, Zachary George & wife, Abigail of Golden, CO; Chris Chisholm & wife, Katie of Carthage; and Jamie Chisholm; a daughter, Amy Johnson of South Carolina; two sisters, Sherry Johnson Poindexter & husband, Laurence of Sanford and Vicky Lawrence of New York; six grandchildren, Kyle, Nicole, Cierra, Kayla, Krista and Kara; several nieces and nephews and his beloved Chihuahua Miley.

The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM on Thursday at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home and at other times at the residence.

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  1. Zachery and family,
    Treasure the memories you hold in your heart, nothing can ever take that from you. Blessed is the man who follows the Lord. No more pain no more sorrow. Your dad now is with our maker and redeemer. Thinking of you during this diff

  2. Zach and family, so sorry for your loss. Have peace in knowing he is no longer suffering and there is another angel watching over us. God bless, my friend, Red and Jodi Muratori

  3. You are now in Heaven with your beautiful Mom. I will miss you and I will pray for your family. I LOVE YOU HOWARD!! Karon and Sharon THE TWINS

  4. Words can’t express my sadness for you and the loving family you and Howard have. I’m sorry I can’t attend the services dear but I have to stay with Janey and nn is at my house after radiation. god bless and comfort you all

  5. We are sorry for the loss of your loved one. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    The Lord will give you strength as you continue your journey of grief.
    God’s Peace,
    Staff and Pat Brown, Aftercare Director
    Pines Fune

  6. Dear Jamie,
    I am so very sorry to learn of Mr. Johnson’s passing. You and your family are in my prayers. May the good Lord give you all comfort.
    Chris Miller

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