Mr. Rodney Lamar Johnson, age 50, of Ponte Vedra Beach was born October 20, 1969 in San Bernardino, CA. He was the youngest son of James C. Johnson and Jacqueline Evans Johnson.
Rodney grew up in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fl. where he received his formal education from the public school system and graduated from Allen D. Nease High School in 1987. After high school, he moved to San Diego, CA. to pursue his passion as a marketing manager in the skate boarding industry.
During his tenure as a marketing manager, he worked with Tony Pro Skater, Billabong, Quick Silver, Thrasher and any other reputable skate boarding companies.
Rodney was baptized at an early age at First Missionary Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Fl.
He was joined in holy matrimony to Ann Roedel and this union was blessed with a daughter, Georgia Rose.
In 2016 Rodney moved to Ponte Vedra, Fl. where he lived until passing on Monday, January 27, 2020 after a brief illness. In addition to his paternal grandparents, Elbert L. and Martha Johnson, maternal grandparent, Ernest and Georgia Evans he was preceded in death by a nephew Corbin “C.J."
Those left to cherish his memory include a daughter, Georgia Rose Johnson. His parents, James C. Johnson Sr. and Jacqueline Evans Johnson of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fl.; siblings, Karen Mack of Upper Marlboro, Md., James “ Curt” Johnson Jr. (Caressa) of Jacksonville, Fl., , Jill Searcy (George) of Ponte Vedra, Fl. and Tara Johnson of Miami, Fl.;uncle, Earl Johnson ( Charlotte) of Evans, Ga.; aunts, Dorothy H. Fulton (Augusta) of Anchorage, Ak., Shirley Griffin of Columbus, Ga. and Altamese Holmes of Savannah, Ga,; a very dear friend/sister, Laura Lindblad of Jacksonville, Fl. Nieces and nephews, Bernard (Jordan), Jonathon “Jon Jon”, Sterling, Sydney, Faith; a host of cousins other relatives and friends.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, January, January 30, 2020 at Fluker Funeral Home from 5-7 p.m.
The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, January 31, 2020 at Austin Chapel AME Church at 1 p.m.
Final and most sacred arrangements are entrusted to the professional care of Fluker Funeral Home. 985 Ossie Davis Parkway. Waycross.
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