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Herbert Barnwell Johnson, Sr.

Herbert Barnwell Johnson, Sr.
  • November 2, 1928 - February 15, 2017
  • Charleston, South Carolina

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“We're sorry about your loss of such a special loved one. Nick, Marie, and Ashley Thompson ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“We will all miss you Uncle Herbert. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Joseph Johnson - Charleston

“Uncle Herbert was a true Charlestonian. Herbert had a great sense of humor, strong work ethic and was just a really nice person. My children and I...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Jeanne Wiliams - JOHNS ISLAND, SC

“Gail, Herbie, Donna, and Karen, so deeply sorry at the loss of your Dad. Have you and your families in my thoughts and prayers. May God Bless. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: M. Elaine Proctor - SC - friend

“We also have fond memories of our girls(Erin and Christie) playing and crabbing over at the Johnson's place with little Barbara. May he rest in...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Beverly and John O'Brien - SC

“Our prayers are with you at this time. I know you will find peace as you know he is not suffering and he is with your mom. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Patti & Jimmy Culbertson - SC

“Ladies I'm so sorry to here about your dad, my he Rest In Peace, my prayer are for you all ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Angie Guffin-Rabon - Charleston, SC

deepest condolences from the Ilgens
8 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“Herbert and Barbara (when little Barbara and I were kids, I called them Daddy and Momma) were a big part of my childhood as I was always at their...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Mindy Perrault - Charleston, SC


Herbert Barnwell Johnson, Sr., 88, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of the late Dorothy Barbara McKeithan Johnson, entered into eternal rest Wednesday, February 15, 2017. His Funeral Service will be held Saturday, February 18, 2017, in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., West Ashley Chapel at 2:00 p.m. Interment, Live Oak Memorial Gardens, 3093 Ashley River Road, Charleston. The family will receive friends Friday in the Stuhr's West Ashley Chapel from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Herbert was born November 2, 1928 in Charleston, South Carolina, son of the late Joseph Wheeler Johnson, Sr. and Mary Crosby Johnson. He was a General Contractor. Herbert was a past member of the Hibernian Society, member of the Elks Lodge #242, past president of the General Contractors Association, and a third degree Mason.

He is survived by his son, Herbert Barnwell Johnson, Jr. (Linda) of Charleston, SC; three daughters: Donna Crimminger of Charleston, SC, Karen Ilgen (Craig) of Charleston, SC, and Gail Trommetter (Walter) of Charleston, SC; a brother, Raymond Johnson of Dallas, TX; ten grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his daughter, Debbie Michelle Johnson; four brothers; and two sisters.