William Ed Johnson

William Ed Johnson, 71, of Simpsonville, husband of Sheila Cannady Johnson for over 50 years, joined his Lord and Savior on Saturday, January 29, 2022. Born in Augusta, GA, Eddie was a son of the late James E. and Elizabeth Wilson Johnson.

In addition to his wife, Eddie is survived by a son, Jason Johnson, and his wife, Janet, of Simpsonville; two grandsons, Avery and Jaret Johnson; a brother, Stan (Dina) Johnson; sisters, Jimi Lou (Bob) Bullard, Nancy (Earl) Burns, Connie Snow, Tracy (Buddy) King, and Letitia Blankenship; and many nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews that he loved dearly.

In addition to his parents, Eddie was preceded in death by a son, Kevin Johnson; a sister Billie Jo Thackston; his wife’s parents, Roger and Myrtle Cannady; a nephew, Michael Burns; and a brother-in-law, Jim Snow.

The family will visit with friends and family on Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at Heritage Funeral Home in Simpsonville from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm. The Funeral service will follow in the chapel at Heritage Funeral Home. Burial will be at Cannon-Byrd Memorial Park in Fountain Inn.

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Condolences to the family of William Ed Johnson

  • Thelma Ballew
    2 years ago

    Sheila, JJ and family, prayers for your faith to sustain you, in this sad time. We love you,
    Thelma & Kirby Ballew

  • Dan Gossett
    2 years ago

    Sheila, JJ and family

    We were so sorry to hear of the passing of Eddie. Our thoughts and especially our prayers are for your strength and peace. May Gods grant you His strength in your loss and may His peace bring you sweet memories.

    In Christ

  • Susan Hollifield
    2 years ago

    We were so saddened by the loss of Uncle Ed. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you. May God’s love comfort and bless you all in the days to come.
    With our love and prayers ❤️🙏
    Doug and Susan

  • Janet Wilson-Russell
    2 years ago

    My very last conversation with my daddy, Ken, was about Eddie and how concerned he was. Your family is so important to us and especially to daddy. We are praying for you. God is so amazing. He will carry you through. He truly is our strength. Sending love to all.

  • Sheila and family, may you be comforted by the Lord and His great mercy as He guides you through this most difficult time. I pray His strength carries you, His love surrounds you and His peace sustains you each and every day. God bless and keep you all.

  • Brenda Johnson Jay
    2 years ago

    Sheila, So sorry to hear about Eddie. Always enjoyed our time together at the family reunions .
    You and the family are in my prayers . Wish I could be there for the funeral . Love you 🙏🙏

  • So sorry to hear about my cousin Eddie. May his family be comforted knowing where his soul is now! From the book of Wisdom: “the souls of the just are in the hand of God, and no torment shall touch them.” May God bless you all. Much love, JE

  • Dear Sheila, Stanley, Billie Jo, and all the Johnson and extended families,
    We extend our deepest condolences in the passing of Eddie. I remember the Johnson brothers and many of you very well from Hillcrest, etc. as always good folks to know.
    Our prayers go up for all of you for peace and comfort at this time of sadness and grief.
    In Christian love,
    Randy and Susan Massengale

  • Dub Trotter
    2 years ago

    Sheila I am very sad to hear of Eddie’s passing. I had some good times with Eddie and Stanley many years ago during our high school days at Hillcrest. We’ll be praying for you and thinking of you and your family during this difficult time.

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