Monday, December 8, 2008


Andrew James Johnson, "AJ", 25, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, December 4, 2008. Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Monday at Powhatan Free Will Baptist Church. Entombment will follow at Pinecrest Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.

AJ was a Raleigh Firefighter on Ladder 11 and a volunteer with Archers Lodge Fire Department where he held a title as Captain. He was an avid outdoorsman. He loved to hunt and be outdoors. AJ had a passion for firefighting and the brotherhood bond that comes along with it.

He is survived by his wife and best friend, Melissa H. Johnson; parents, Terry and Tim Davis, MJ and Pam Johnson, Pauline and Mike Haislip; brothers and sisters, Clayton Johnson, Mackenzie Johnson, Hunter Davis, Dakotah Davis, and Amanda Haislip; aunt and uncle, Linda and Aubrey Bunn; aunt, Betty Johnson.AJ was preceded in death by grandparents, Marvin and Margaret Johnson, cousin, Blake Bunn and grandmother, Callie Davis.

The family will receive relatives and friends on 3:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon at McLaurin Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions made be made to the North Carolina Fallen Firefighters Association, 2501 Blue Ridge Road, Suite 150, Raleigh, NC 27607 or on-line at Condolences may be made to the family at

Arrangements by McLaurin at Pinecrest, Funerals & Cremations, Clayton.