Ryan Joseph Johnson

November 3, 1984 - August 8, 2018
Ryan Joseph Johnson

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Ryan Joseph Johnson
Ryan Joseph Johnson age 33, a resident of 220 Albert Morris Road, Vanceboro, NC died Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC.
A graveside service officiated by Preacher Donald Arthur will be held at 1:00 PM Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at New Bern Memorial Cemetery located at 1112 Chelsea Road, New Bern, NC.
Ryan was born in Craven County on November 3, 1984 the son of Frank Albert Johnson and Lisa Marie Johnson. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and most anything that involved the outdoors. Ryan toured the country driving commercial trucks until his son was born at which time he decided to change careers in order to spend more time with his family. He loved God, life, his country, his family, especially his pride and joy his son Joseph. His family wishes to acknowledge his kindness in life and now his death as he chose to be a donor in order to help others with the gift of life.
Ryan is survived by his parents: Frank and Lisa Johnson of Vanceboro, NC; a son: Joseph Albert Johnson of the home; a sister: Valerie Elizabeth Morse and a brother: Jermiah Ray Johnson of Vanceboro, NC.
You may share a memory with the family by visiting www.josephpaulfdl.com.
Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Funeral Director Licensee of Washington is serving the Johnson family.

Graveside Service

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
1:00 PM

New Bern Memorial Cemetery - Directions
1112 Chelsea Road
New Bern, NC 28562

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  • August 11, 2018
    Bryant Wheeler says:
    Ryan now walks a new path, a journey of love, the same journey we will all walk one day. Love always Ryan.

  • August 16, 2018
    Kathy Beck says:
    Hope to see you again one day brother.

  • August 18, 2018
    Lisa Johnson says:

  • September 06, 2018
    Lisa Johnson says:
    My Son, when you came into my life on Nov. 3, 1984 it was an indescribable day, when I first heard your cry and seen your face I knew that GOD had blessed me. As you grew your love for your family grew. Then you had your son, Joseph Albert Johnson. As he is a large piece of you, you will always live on. You gave your love and strength to him and now he is sharing it with all of us. Ryan when you left you took a big piece of me with you. You are and will always be my first born, you are the one that got it all started.
    Ryan you are now at peace, not hurting any longer and that helps me to be at peace as well. But I am having a hard time dealing with the fact that your gone, that the only way I will ever see you or hear your voice again is in Heaven, through pictures and video's. Joseph is my strength and I will lean on that until I see you again.

  • September 07, 2018
    Lisa Johnson says:

  • September 10, 2018
    Ricl May says:
    Sorry for your loss franl and lisa. RIP. Ryan... i love you guys.

  • September 11, 2018
    Tim Garriss says:
    Too young but never forgotten... I had the honor of being Ryan and his son Joseph's Sensei as they trained in Goju-Shorin Karate. Ryan was just before his next belt promotion before this unfortunate event. It is my hope that his son continues his journey. Ryan was always proud of Joseph and you would never see a bigger smile than when he watched his son perform. My thoughts and prayers continue to go to Ryan's family as they endure this. I know all too well how devastating this must be since I lost my sister recently. She was only 47 with 4 children. Regardless of the overwhelming sorrow, we must continue to trust God and not go astray. Love and prayers, Sensei Garriss