Mr. John L. “Johnny” Christmas, Jr., 79, died Monday morning (March 26, 2018) at Hospice House Satilla after an extended illness.
He was born in Fitzgerald, but he lived most of his life in Waycross where he attended Second Baptist Church. Johnny was a former employee of Willis Tile Company, and he retired from Waycross Fire Department as a Captain after 33 years.
Johnny is the son of the late John Leslie Christmas, Sr. and Elizabeth Morgan Christmas.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Betty E. Christmas of Waycross; one step-son, Bo Lowry (wife Lucy) of Bonaire, GA; two step-grandchildren, Falon and Shannon Lowry; one sister, Merry C. Edgar of Jacksonville, FL; one brother, Harold Christmas (wife Vivian) of Waycross; and nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday (March 29, 2018) at the Music Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery. The family will receive friends 1 until 1:45 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
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