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Rev. Reginald Lee Johnson, 74, of Carlisle, passed away with his loving wife by his side on Monday, August 6, 2012, at ManorCare Health Services, Carlisle. He was born on Monday, October 11, 1937, in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Elijah and Myrtle (Wygate) Johnson.

Reggie was a 1956 graduate of Plum Borough High School and had attended classes at H.A.C.C. for maintenance and electrical work. He retired in 2000 after 27 years of service with PPG Industries. Reggie and his late brother, Fred formerly owned and operated Johnson Brothers Hauling in New Kensington. He was a member and associate Pastor with Abundant Life in New Kensington and also attended Bethel Assembly God Church, Carlisle. Reggie evangelized in the local area hospitals, nursing homes, highways and the truck stop ministry. He enjoyed playing the harmonica and guitar, fishing and traveling. He also enjoyed having prayer meetings and Bible study in his home. Reggie was known by many as a kind and loving person with a giving spirit and will be missed by all.

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 55 years, Dolores J. (Mills) Johnson, two sons; Reginald L. Johnson, Jr. of Harrisburg and Kevin S. Johnson of Enola, three daughters; Regina L. Robinson of Youngstown, OH, Rev. Sylvia E. Beard of Boardman, OH and Kimberly M. Briggs of Carlisle, one brother, Jerome Johnson of Pittsburgh, one sister, Gloria Bassett of New Kensington, 15 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Reggie was preceded in death by three brothers; Rev. Fred Johnson, Gerald Johnson and Bob Keys and three sisters; Abigail Peterson, Honaka Bivens and Shirley Brown.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 10, 2012, at 12:00 noon in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Rev. Roger C. Thomas, Sr. officiating. Burial will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle. A viewing will be on Friday from 10 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home.

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To the Family of the late Rev. Reggie:
We do whole heartily send Love and Condolences to his Wife,Sis. Dolly and Family. This is just to let you know THE BATTLE IS OVER!!! THE VICTORY IS WON!!! WE WILL AND SHALL CONTINUE TO KEEP ALL OF YOU IN CONSTANT PRAYER.

In the Wonderful love of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ
Sis. Marylee Scott and the Music Ministry of the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church of Carlisle, Pa.
Rev. Daniel B. Keys, Pastor
Ms. Marylee Scott

Dear Dolly & Family:
We send our Love, Prayers and Condolences in this time of deep sorrow upon the passing of your beloved Reggie. Indeed he will be missed. He had such a wonderful sincere smile every time I saw him. Remain strong in the Lord..He shall grant you comfort and peace now and for the days ahead.

The Rev Dr Edith L. Werdebach & Family

Finally home, Finally home, Dear Mr. Johnson is Finally home.

Audrey Trussell


We were so sorry to hear of the passing of Reggie. We know how much you loved each other and how much you will miss him. The world has lost a great man. He did awesome things for God's Kingdom while here on earth. Now he enjoys the presence of the Lord!

With our love and blessings,
Jack & Nancy Guyler

Dolly and family,
I pray that you will find peace today know that absent from the body is present with the Lord. I am sure you will miss your husband, dad, brother in law, friend, but may your good memories keep you with a smile in your heart.
Lockett Family

Our family was greatly impacted by the life of Brother Reggie, he was the living example of a true man of God!!  He will be missed but, he is rejoicing in Heaven with our Father.
Edgar and Emma Poe Family

Dearest Delores(Dolly) just heard of your Loss sending my prayers and deepest sympathy to you and the family. Remember that earth has no sorrows that heaven cannot heal. God bless you and the family. Love Mary (Vining) Bailey.and family.
Mary(Vining)Bailey Roch. N.Y. 10 Helena St. 14605

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Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
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(1926 ~ 2009)
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(1926 ~ 2009)
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(1892 ~ 1988)
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(1898 ~ 1934)
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(1866 ~ 1924)
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(1831 ~ 1903)

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