Dwight D. Johnson, age 71, of Baxley passed away Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah.
Mr. Johnson was born December 20, 1948 in Bacon County to the late Willie Jackson Johnson and the late Inez Maggie Crosby Johnson. He was a mechanic with the Appling County Bus Shop before owning and operating Johnson Transmission. Mr. Johnson was also a farmer and a member of Miles Chapel Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Clayson Everett and Sam Everett.
Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Melinda Johnson of Baxley; daughter, Miranda Lee of Orlando, FL; sons & daughters-in-law Lance & Leanna Johnson, Lane & Jennifer Johnson both of Alma and Brian Johnson of Baxley; sister, Myrtice Rhoden of Missouri; and brothers, Delano (Peggy) Johnson of Baxley and J. W. (Bea) Johnson of Fernandina Beach, FL. Six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services will be held Monday, January 13, 2020 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Swain Funeral Home with Rev. Tommy Rigdon and Rev. Earl Wiggins officiating. Interment will follow in Satilla Baptist Church Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Wayne Rigdon, Russell Crosby, Benny Crews, Ed Fannon, Skipper Hutcheson, & Jerone Rigdon.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral service.
Arrangements are under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.
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