Lawrence "Bill" Johns, Jr.

Lawrence "Bill" L. Johns, Jr.

1933 - 2019

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Obituary of Lawrence "Bill" L. Johns, Jr.

Lawrence L. “Bill” Johns Jr., 86, of Granville passed away on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. He was born in Morgantown on January 1, 1933 to the late Lawrence L. Johns Sr. and Mildred Ruth Carlin Johns.

Bill lived his life for his wife, Sandra Johns, who was the love of his life and he often made mention of her being the best thing that ever happened to him. He enjoyed attending HOPE Church when they were able.

Bill is survived by his daughter: Janice Cox (Bob) of Ohio; sons Melvin Marquess (Linda) of Morgantown and Geoffrey Johns (Tami) of Granville; grandchildren: Chardonnay Johns, Jazmine Johns, Chaunte Johns, Aliza Johns, Mila Johns, Bob Marquess, Christian Marquess, and David Liston; great grandchildren: Amity Holmes and Diamond Marquess; sister Sandra Vernon (Roger) of Morgantown; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his wife, Sandra Johns; sisters: Patricia Reed and Judith Johns; and a brother Gene Johns.

Friends are invited to gather at McCulla Funeral Home on Friday, November 22nd from 2 pm until the funeral service at 3 pm with Pastor Allen Donham and Roger Vernon officiating. Bill will be laid to rest alongside his wife, Sandra, at the Masontown Cemetery. Online condolences may be extended to the family at

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