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Garth Ray Johnson

March 11, 1954 - December 31, 2018

Garth Ray Johnson, age 64 of Wilmington, NC passed away Monday, December 31, 2018.

Garth was born on March 11, 1954 in Burgaw, NC.

He was a graduate of John T. Hoggard High School and had retired from DuPont and then worked for Alcami Pharmaceutical. Garth was an avid outdoors man and enjoyed hunting. He was a true “Tarheel” fan.

Garth is survived by his parents, Marvin and Hazel Johnson of Benson, NC; son, Greg Johnson of Leland, NC and daughter Melissa Johnson and her spouse Wendy Irick of Wilmington, NC; three grandchildren, Conner, Ashlyn and Liam Kelley; brother Glenn N. Johnson, Sr. of Leland, NC and sister Marlene Fowler and her husband Johnny of Riegelwood, NC.

A Celebration of Life Ceremony will be held on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 4:00 PM at Wilmington Funeral Chapel with Life Celebrant Shellie Smith officiating.

In lieu of flowers consider a memorial donation to Operation Home Front or a charity of choice.

Share memories and condolences with the family at

Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910-791-9099.

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