Edwin Wayne Johnson, Jr.

September 1, 1967 ~ September 15, 2021 (age 54)


Edwin Wayne Johnson, Jr., 54, of Conover, passed away on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at Catawba Valley Medical Center.

Wayne was born on September 1, 1967 in Iredell County to Edwin Wayne Johnson and the late Sandra Nash Johnson. He worked at Lyle Creek Elementary School. Wayne loved his family, cars, Harley-Davidson, Elvis and music.

In addition to his mother, Wayne is preceded in death by his sister, Casandra Johnson.

Wayne is survived by his father, Wayne Johnson, Sr. (Diane), wife, Tomi “Littel” Austin Johnson, son, Myles Dean Johnson, sister, Kim Messick (Shawn) and nephew, Justin Byrd. Also surviving are Wayne’s extended family, his father and mother-in-law, Tommy and Cindy Austin, brother and sister-in-law, Todd Austin and Deneal Robinson (Jody) and niece and nephew, Triniti Austin and Jody Robinson, Jr.

A celebration of life will be held Thursday September 23 at 6:30 pm at Lyle Creek Elementary School with a visitation prior from 4:30 to 6:30 with Pastor Steven Pope officiating. Flowers can be delivered to Lyle Creek Elementary.

Memorials can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital at, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Levine Children’s Hospital at, 208 East Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28203. 

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September 23, 2021

4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Lyle Creek Elementary School
1845 Edgewater Dr NW
Conover, NC 28613

Celebration of Life
September 23, 2021

6:30 PM
Lyle Creek Elementary School
1845 Edgewater Dr NW
Conover, NC 28613


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

Levine Children's Hospital
1000 Blythe Blvd, Charlotte NC 28203

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