William Marvin Johnson

September 25, 1929 - March 3, 2017
William Marvin Johnson

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William Marvin Johnson age 87 of Wilmington passed away Friday, March 3, 2017.

He was born on September 25, 1929 in Greene County, NC.

Marvin was a proud veteran of the US Army and was the former owner of Cape Fear BP Service station and A&J Auto and Truck Repair Service.He was in business for over 25 years and made many friends and customers along the way. He was a longtime member of the “Whiteys Restaurant Round Table”.

Marvin was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Dorothy Perry Johnson in 2014; a son, Audey Ray Johnson and several brothers and sisters.

Marvin is survived by his daughter, Tracey Watts McGirt (Bobby) of Wilmington; son, Joseph Johnson of Wilmington; grandchildren, Anthony Watts (Kristian), Gunnar Watts, and Sarah Nikole Johnson Butler(Danny).

A memorial visitation will be held from 5 to 7 pm Monday, March 6, 2017 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

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

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  • March 05, 2017
    Keny A Jones- Bob King Automall says:
    Marvin will be missed dearly. Loved spending time with him each morning at breakfast. Praying for the family.

  • March 05, 2017
    John & Lisa Herring says:
    Tracy, Anthony, & family, We are so sorry for your loss. Our heartfelt sympathy, & prayers are with each of you. We pray you receive the peace & comfort of God in the following days. ~ John & Lisa