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Marcus Gene Johnson

October 6, 1971 September 19, 2019
Marcus Gene Johnson
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Obituary for Marcus Gene Johnson

Mr. Marcus Gene Johnson, 47, of New Bern formerly of Dunn died Thursday evening September 19, 2019 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. Marcus was born October 6, 1971 in Wake County.

He was a 1990 graduate of Triton High School. He then joined the U.S. Navy where he served for four years during the Gulf War on board the USS Midway and with the HC-1 helicopter squadron in Coronado, California. He served as a Harnett County Deputy for several years and then worked as a environmental protection specialist for the Department of the Navy where he retired.

A memorial service will be held 3 p.m. Thursday, September 26, 2019 at Skinner & Smith Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Wagoner officiating.

Marcus was preceded in death by his father, Henry Gene Johnson; paternal grandmother, Jean Johnson and maternal grandparents, Mack and Vira Hope Pope and aunt, Tammy McLamb.

He is survived by his sons, Henry Owen Johnson of Greenville, Jackson Oliver Johnson of New Bern; mother, Charlotte Pope Ennis and husband Joseph of Coats; sisters, Dorey Hope Johnson of Wilmington, Heather Dawn Barefoot of Dunn; uncles, Bryan and Devaughn Pope of Dunn, Dr. Lloyd Johnson of Buies Creek; aunts, Melody Fisher of Erwin, Janet Johnson of Dunn, Pamela Trainer of Wilmington.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to ocean conservancy.

Arrangements are by Skinner & Smith Funeral Home in Dunn.

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3:00 PM 9/26/2019 3:00:00 PM
Skinner & Smith Funeral Home

905 Erwin Road
Dunn, NC 28334

Skinner & Smith Funeral Home
905 Erwin Road Dunn 28334 NC
United States

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