Published 6:04 pm Monday, April 5, 2021

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Robert Earling Johnson, 81, of Canton, passed away Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021 at Northside Hospital Cherokee.  He was born Nov. 3, 1939 to Herman Gus and Ruth Hazel Johnson in Woburn, Massachusetts.

Robert is survived by his wife, Barbara Jean Johnson of Canton, Georgia; daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Larry Childs of West Point, Georgia; daughter, Carol Leonard, Merrimack, New Hampshire; son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Annette Johnson II of Amhurst, New Hampshire; son, Richard Johnson of Merrimack, New Hampshire; grandchildren, Alex Johnson of Nashua, New Hampshire, Ian Johnson of Amhurst, New Hampshire, Brandon Johnson of Merrimack, New Hampshire; great-granddaughter, Kynleigh Childs of West Point, Georgia; sister, Ruth Barry of Silver Springs, Florida; brother, Brian Cobb of Lake City, Florida.  Several nieces, nephews, and other relatives survive.  He was preceded in death by his brother, Herman Earl Johnson.

A Celebration of Life will be held 2 p.m., Saturday, April 17, 2021 at Clearview Chapel; South Davis Road; Lagrange, Georgia 30241.

A second celebration is being planned for Grace Fellowship of Nashua in Nashua, New Hampshire.

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