Ernest Francis "EJ" Johnson III

March 11, 1973 ~ July 19, 2022 (age 49)


Ernest Francis Johnson III passed away on July 19, 2022, at the age of 49, due to complications from a stroke. Ernest was affectionately known as “EJ” to family and friends. EJ is survived by his loving wife Lakeya Johnson; his six children Jordan Bryant (age 21), Gisselle Johnson (age 17), Liam Johnson (age 11), Mason Johnson (age 10), Kyla Johnson (age 5), and Nova Johnson (age 4); his father Ernest Johnson Jr. (Virgie Harris); his brother James Johnson (Vera); his sister Kaneen Dickens-Harris (Carl); and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, co-workers, and friends. EJ was greeted in Heaven by his pre-deceased daughter Paige Johnson, mother Brenda Lee Johnson, and grandparents Rev. Ernest and Mary Elizabeth Johnson. In lieu of flowers we're asking for donations to our teen daughter and rainbow baby Gisselle's college fund

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August 6, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
J. L. Davis Funeral Home
12525 Bradbury Ave
Smithsburg, MD 21783

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