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Thomas Johnson III

February 10, 1939 - December 4, 2013

Thomas ìEdî Johnson, III, 74 of Hendersonville, passed away, Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at his home.

Ed was born February 10, 1939 in Winston-Salem, NC to Thomas Edward Johnson, Jr. and Elizabeth Snyder Johnson, who preceded him in death.

A lifelong Moravian, he was a member of Trinity Moravian Church in Winston-Salem.

Ed was an excellent piano player, who entertained all with his ability to play by ear and who knew endless amounts of songs by heart. He was a caring husband, father and grandfather and was loved by all.

Ed is survived by his wife of 43 years, Elaine Johnson; a son Charles Edward Johnson of Winston-Salem; and a daughter Susan Johnson Toole and her husband Greg of Asheville; one granddaughter Laney Toole; his two brothers Phil Johnson of Winston-Salem and Bob Johnson of Statesville; and many other aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

A private burial will be held at Calvary Churchyard. A memorial service will be held in the Clubhouse at Heritage Hills at a later date.

Memorials may be made to Trinity Moravian Church, 220 East Sprague Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27127.

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