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Mervyn R. Johnson, Jr.

November 19, 1937 — August 12, 2022

Mervyn R. Johnson, Jr. 84 of Carlisle, transitioned into eternal rest, Friday August 12, 2022 at Forrest Park Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Born November 19, 1937 in Carlisle he was the son of the late Mervyn R. Johnson Sr. and late Mary K. Johnson. Mervyn was a graduate of Carlisle High School in 1955. He also worked at Rite Aid Warehouse for 32 years.
Surviving are sons Kevin A. Johnson (Wife Angela), Keith L. Johnson (Wife Nina), Timmy Palmer (Wife Myine), and daughters Karen L. Spencer (Husband Ronnie), Bennie Ortiz (Husband Dominick), sisters Mona Harris (Husband Thomas), Marcella Witten, Marsha Owens (Husband William), Mariann Petty (Husband Charles) and brothers Maurice Johnson (Wife Geraldine) and Victor Harrison. He has a host of Grandkids and Great Grandkids.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, August 20, 2022 at Hoffman Funeral Home and Crematory, 2020 West Trindle Road, Carlisle, PA 17013 with Reverend Brandon J. Pennix Sr. and Reverend Wilma Finley officiating.
Mervyn was an active member of the Sons of the American Legion Post 826, a 1955 Pennsylvania Track & Field State Champion in the 100-yard dash. He was inducted into the Black Athletes Hall of Fame in 1986, he also enjoyed watching sports, an interest military fighter aircraft, avid watcher of the History Channel and completing word puzzles. Mervyn always enjoyed a brisk walk and a good scotch on occasion.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Hoffman Funeral Home & Crematory, 2020 W. Trindle Road, Carlisle PA 17013.
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Saturday, August 20, 2022

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hoffman Funeral Home & Crematory

2020 West Trindle Road, Carlisle, PA 17013


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