Mr. Larry Johnson, age 75, of the Combs Ridge section of Council, Virginia, passed away Tuesday (March 17, 2020) at his home. Born November 2, 1944 in War Creek, West Virginia, he was a son of the late Hubbard and Rachel Johnson. A lifelong resident of the Council area, he was a 1962 graduate of Council High School. He was veteran of the United States Army, having served during the Vietnam War and receiving a Purple Heart. He was a member of Boyd Ratliff Chapel for sixteen years, serving as a deacon. He was owner and operator of Johnson Brothers Roofing and Guttering. He was a member of the American Legion John Ratliff Post 164 of Grundy, Virginia for twenty-three years. He enjoyed hunting, but most of all spending time with his family.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant brother and sister, Roscoe and Patricia Johnson.
Survivors include his wife of fifty-two years, Joyce Johnson of the home; one son, David Brian Johnson and wife, Michelle of Council; one daughter, Audrey Rachell Rasnake and husband, Greg of Council; four grandchildren, Adriane Presley and husband, Shane, Dejanira Johnson, Chelsea Rasnake, and Kayla Johnson; great-grandson, David Keith Presley; one brother, Ronald Johnson and wife, Lois; one sister, Shelia Stump; several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Friday in the Honaker Funeral Home Chapel, Honaker, Virginia with Rev. Avery Barton and Rev. Danny Whited officiating. Interment will follow in the Johnson Cemetery on Combs Ridge.
Military honors will be conducted by American Legion Post 164 of Grundy, Virginia.
Pallbearers will be Greg Rasnake, Shane Presley, Michael Stump, Anthony Johnson, Brad Johnson, Heath Hess, Jessie Combs and T.C. Combs.
The family will receive friends at the Honaker Funeral Home after 6:00 PM Thursday.