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Granger "Ricky" Johnson, Jr.

April 21, 1947 — January 3, 2021

Mr. Granger "Ricky" Johnson, Jr., age 72, of 612 Manchester St., Wilson was called to his eternal rest on Sunday, January 3, 2021.  Funeral service will be Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 1 pm at the Robert King, Sr. Memorial Chapel of Carrons Funeral Home, 726 South Tarboro Street, Wilson. Pastor Cassie Ward will officiate.  Interment will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.

He leaves to cherish his memory a daughter, Gaynella Barnes (Glenwood) of Wilson, NC; one grandson, Brian Wade; six great grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren, four sisters, Annie Dew, Mattie Simon, Betty Brown (Willie) all of Elm City, NC, and Linda Ward of Wilson NC; three brothers, Jessie Johnson (Mary), James Johnson of Wilson N.C, and Walter L. Johnson (Gwen) of Rocky Mount, NC;  a host of nieces, nephews other relatives, and friends.

A public viewing will be Friday, January 8, 2021 from 3 pm to 6 pm at Carrons Funeral Home. The family is receiving friends at the residence and will assemble there at 12 noon on Saturday in preparation for the funeral procession.  Please remember the Johnson family in prayer during this difficult time.  Condolences may be directed to or faxed to 252.237.0120.  They may also be emailed to

Professional and caring service has been entrusted to Carrons Funeral Home, "The Willing Friend".

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Service Schedule

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Friday, January 8, 2021

3:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Saturday, January 9, 2021

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Robert King, Sr. Memorial Chapel Carrons Funeral Home

726 Tarboro St, Wilson, NC 27893

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