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1952 John 2023

John Richard "Ricky" Johnson

January 23, 1952 — April 21, 2023

On April 21, 2023, John Richard “Ricky” Johnson 71, of Forsyth Georgia passed away. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday April 26, 2023, with full military honors at Maynard Baptist Church 1195 Juliette Rd. Forsyth, Georgia with The Reverend Matthew Bishop officiating. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at 1:00 PM at Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery 2617 Vinson Hwy Milledgeville Georgia. Flowers are accepted or donations to The American Cancer Society 804 Cherry Street, Georgia 31201 or Born January 23, 1952, to the late Lecil and Sydney Bass Johnson in Forsyth Georgia. Ricky enjoyed camping and riding his motorcycle, was always happy to help his fellow man. He was a proud Marine serving during the Vietnam War and was a dedicated member of the Vietnam Veterans Chapter 946 in Forsyth. Ricky was a long time and faithful member of Maynard Baptist Church where he made many friends. Ricky is survived by his wife, Vickie Johnson of Forsyth Georgia, two daughters Angie Stripling of Moultrie Georgia and Donna Beard of Forsyth Georgia, sister Karen Counts of Uvalda Georgia, Sister-in-law Jackie Johnson of Juliette Georgia, grandchildren Christopher Mullis, Chelsea Simmons, Taylor Horne, Slade Horne, great grandchildren Sammy, Sophia and Noah, nieces and nephews and his loving pet Cali. In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his brother Ronnie Johnson. To express your condolences please visit our website Monroe County Memorial Chapel 86 W. Main Street Forsyth Georgia has charge of the arrangements.
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