William Marvin Johnson

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


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.

Share memories and condolences with the family by clicking on the “Condolence” tab.

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

Tribute Video


Purchase Flowers

Tribute Wall

Please feel free to sign the guestbook or share a memory



Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


  • 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