Samuel Leonard Johnson, 73 of Denton, died Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at Peak Healthcare in Denton. He was born June 24, 1947 to the late Samuel and Marie Griffin Johnson. Samuel was better known to family and friends as Sammy.
Sammy attended school in Queen Annes County. He worked as a forklift operator for many years. Sammy loved doing his job. He also worked for Fox Foods in Queen Annes as a forklift operator. Sammy retired as a forklift operation from Butler Brothers in Denton. He was a die-hard Ravens fan. He loved watching Lifetime on TV. Early in life he met and married the love of his life, the late Theditis Johnson. Finally, Sammy was a life-long member of John Wesley United Methodist Church in Carmichael. He was often seen and heard singing on the church choir.
Sammy leaves to cherish fond memories with, his 4 children: Sandra Saunders (Michael) of Goldsboro, Lisa Pritchett of Denton, Tammie Carter (James) of Salisbury, and Sheridan Butler Sr (L’Tonya) of Fredericksburg, VA; 1 goddaughter, Shawan Burke of Grasonville; 2 sisters: Loretta Winston of Trappe and Ellen Taylor of Carmichael; 1 brother, Sterling Johnson (Diane) of South Carolina; 8 grandchildren: Katia, Dexter, Dontez, Tamera, Darrion, Tamya, Sheridan Jr, and Kobeashie; 7 great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.
In addition to his parents and wife, Sammy was preceded in death by a sister, Lavina Heath, a niece, Laura Ann Bordley, and a nephew, Vince Taylor.