Graveside services were held Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, at Green Grove Baptist Church Cemetery for Mr. Walter Dexter “Pete” Johnson, 63, who died Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, at Perry County General Hospital in Richton. Rev. Timothy Rush, pastor, officiated with Johnson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Walter D. Johnson was the fifth child born to the late Henry L. and Hazel Johnson. He attended Oakley and J. E. Johnson Elementary and Prentiss High School. He enlisted in the military and remained for a brief period of time. He was formerly married to Jean Expose Johnson; no children were born to this union. Due to his failing health, he was placed in the care of The Community Development, Incorporated Assisted Living Center of Richton.
Mr. Johnson was preceded in death by his brother, Harold Johnson
He is survived by six sisters, Marsha McInnis, Daisy (Calvin) Newsome and Veronica Moses all of Prentiss; Sharon Johnson of Bowie, Maryland, Betty (Vic) Sexton of Jackson and Brenda (Gary) Hawthorne of Biloxi; seven brothers, Larry (Linda) Johnson, Richard (Rose) Johnson, Gregory Johnson and Terry Johnson all of Prentiss; Charles (Denise) Johnson of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Rufus (Teresa) Johnson of Daytona Beach, Florida and Henry L. Johnson Jr. of Gulfport and many other relatives and friends.