Life Celebration Services for Gerald Dewayne Johnson, age 49, of Longview, will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 9, 2021, at The Cammack Family Welch Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Rayford Ingram officiating. There will be limited capacity for safe accommodations for the immediate family.
Mr. Johnson passed away December 21, 2020, at his home in Longview. Gerald Dewayne Johnson was born May 11, 1971, in Longview, Texas to Louis and Debbie Johnson. Mr. Johnson graduated from Kaplan University with honors with an Associate degree in Human Services in 2014. Mr. Johnson was known for his gentleness and inspiring words of encouragement.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Bennie and Cordia Ashley; his paternal grandmother Mary Lou Johnson; and his mother, Debbie Ashley-Johnson.
He leaves to cherish his memories father, Louis Johnson, Sr.; brothers, Ryon Johnson and Louis Johnson, Jr.; sister, Tameshia Wilson-Gumbs; nephew, Evan Johnson; niece, Sedalia Gumbs; and a host of uncles, aunts, cousins, and close friends of the family.
His remains will be buried alongside his mother in New Hope Cemetery in Kilgore.
Mr. Johnson's service will be livestreamed on Facebook on the Welch Funeral Home Livestream page located at facebook.com/welchlivestream .
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