Gene Nelson Johnson

Wife: Phyllis Johnson

Survived by : His loving wife Phyllis Johnson, Children Michael Kevin Johnson and his wife, Cyndi and Tracy Lynn Cersley and her husband, Timothy, all of Scottsville; a sister, Linda Johnson Carefoot and her husband, Bobby of Scottsville; a brother, Steven W. Johnson and wife, Betty of Charlottesville; two grandchildren whom he loved and adored, Tyler and Megan Cersley of Scottsville; his in-laws, Henry Hackett and wife, Debbie of Charlottesville, Susan Allen and husband, Mike of Arvonia, Guy Mawyer and wife, Liz of Schuyler, Rosa Catlett and L.G. Branch of Buckingham, Molly Carter and husband, Mike of Scottsville, and Stella Baldwin and husband, Donnie of Gladstone; his former wife and the mother of his son, Estelle Millington, of Goochland, Virginia; and a number of nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

Departments: Scottsville Volunteer Fire Department and Scottsville Volunteer Rescue Squad

He retired from:

  He retired from the United States Army Reserve after 24 years of service.  He drove a school bus for Albemarle County Transportation for 32 years and was an oil truck delivery driver for Anderson Oil Company for 24 years.

     He was an active member of the Scottsville Volunteer Fire Department for 51 years and a life member of the Scottsville Volunteer Rescue Squad.

     His greatest pastime was Dixie Youth Baseball.  He was the President of the Scottsville Dixie Youth Baseball League for over 40 years.  During these years he coached, umpired, and did the field maintenance.  He loved his Dixie Youth Baseball family.  He was also President of the Scottsville Youth Basketball League.             

     The family would like to express sincere thanks to the Scottsville Volunteer Fire Dept.; Scottsville Volunteer Rescue Squad; Dixie Youth Baseball Officials; and Dr. Mark Prichard and his staff at the Martha Jefferson Hospital Cancer Center.  Also, special thanks to Karen Green, RN, Valerie Londeree, and Tammy Brown of Hospice of the Piedmont; Tim Cersley and Bobby Carefoot for their special care; and the Scottsville community for their support during Gene’s illness.

Age: 71

Buried in the Scottsville Cemetery

End of Watch: November 12, 2015

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