Eddie Carmel Johnson, 74, of McMinnville died on Tuesday, April 18, at Saint Thomas River Park Hospital.
Eddie was born Sunday, April 18, 1943 in Smithville and was the son of the late Frank Johnson and the late Martha (Clemons) Johnson. He was the husband of Dorothy Dilldine Johnson.
Eddie was a member and former pastor of Faith Missionary Baptist Church in McMinnville. Eddie loved the Lord and served him for many years. He also work at General Equipment as a mechanic for over 20 years.
Eddie is survived by his wife of 54 years Dorothy Johnson of McMinnville; two sons, Eddie Johnson Jr., of McMinnville, Jimmy Johnson and wife, Bonnie of Wigham, Ga.; one brother, Kenneth Johnson; four sisters, Peggy Caldwell, Louise Martin, Mae Griffin, Trixie Linder; 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren, and numerous foster children and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Martha Velma (Clemons) Johnson; one son, Jerry Johnson and one sister, Juanita Bates.
Memorial service will be held at Faith Missionary Baptist Church on Saturday, April 22 at 5 p.m. with Carl Crowe officiating. The family will receive friends from 2 to 5 p.m. at the church. Interment will be a private service at Horton Springs Cemetery in Smithville. Online condolences may be made to the family at gardensofmemoryfuneralhome.com.
Gardens of Memory Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.