Herbert Focay Johnson, affectionately known as "Boozer", age 77 of Murphy, NC passed away on Sunday, September 20, 2020.
He was a native and lifelong resident of Cherokee County, NC and the son of the late George and Hattie Johnson. Herbert had worked as a bridge builder in the construction industry.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by one son, Trevis Johnson; one sister, Elizabeth "Liz" Summerous; and one grandson, Marcus Johnson.
Herbert is survived by one daughter, Sonya Johnson and her boyfriend Billy whom Herbert already considered to be his son; four brothers, Jason Johnson and wife Crystal, James "Zeke" Johnson and wife Evon, Bo Johnson and wife Gail, and Tony Johnson and wife Regita; four sisters, Barbara Ann Hall, Jorja Johnson, Jennifer Johnson Trammell and husband Ron, and Fannie Johnson and husband Lamar; one grandchild, Trevissa Johnson; four great grandchildren and 18 nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 2 pm, Sunday, September 27, 2020 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy. Pastor Harold L. Holbrook, Jr will officiate. Music will be conducted by Annie Lloyd.
The family will receive friends from 12 pm - 2 pm on Sunday, September 27, 2020 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel.
Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.
You may send tributes to the family at www.townson-rose.com