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Robert "Blue" Johnson

April 9, 1959 ~ December 16, 2021 (age 62)


Robert “Blue” Johnson passed away on Thursday, December 16, 2021. He was born on April 9, 1959, in Asheville, NC to the late Jimmy Blackman and Mary Jo Arial Johnson.

Blue was a graduate of Asheville High School, class of 1977. He worked various jobs including Red Lobster, T.K. Tripps and Shrimp Boat. He was a member of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church where he served on the Welcome Committee. Blue also served his community and Haywood Street Baptist Church. He was an artist and enjoyed coloring and painting pictures and cooking.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters, Debra Cannady, Jennifer Whiteside and Patrice Blackman.

Left to cherish his memory are children, LeeKenya Major (Darnell) and LaKesha Major; sisters, Annette Arial, Ernestine Sullivan, Dora Dawkins, Donna Evans (Eddie); brothers, Michael Johnson, Willie Johnson, Johnny Johnson; grandchildren, Keonica Major and Daveon Galloway; special niece, Kimberly A. Johnson; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews; host of other family members and friends.

Memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm Monday, December 27, 2021 at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church.


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Memorial Service
December 27, 2021

2:00 PM
Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church
47 Eagle St.
Asheville, North Carolina 28801

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