Darren Dwayne Johnson, age 48, a resident of Mt. Liberty Community, passed away unexpectedly on Monday March 1, 2021 at his residence. Darren was born March 22, 1972 in Cheverly, MD a son of the late George Thomas Johnson, Jr. and Diana Carol (Holbert) Johnson-Davide who survives of Mt. Liberty Community. Also surviving is-
Brother, George “GT” Johnson and wife Belinda of Mt. Liberty Community
Sister, Jennifer Whetzel and husband Tommy of Philippi
Nieces and nephews, Jessica Marie Cecil and husband Jackson of FL, Samantha Roy and husband Earl of Mt. Liberty Community, Cameron James Whetzel of Philippi, Emma Jean Whetzel of Philippi, Alexandra Floyd of Georgia, Ireland Daugherty of Philippi, and Aiden Prater of Philippi
Darren was preceded in death by his father and grandparents, Herbert and Carol Holbert, George and Dorothy Johnson.
Darren worked as a retail parts pro for Advance Auto in Philippi, and had worked for 16 years as the Electronic Department Manager for Kmart. He was a member of the Mt. Liberty Community Association and Barbour Church of Christ. Darren was a Dale Earnhardt Fan, he was also an avid crafter and enjoyed making Christmas ornaments.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home and Crematory 220 N. Walnut St. Philippi on Thursday March 4, from 5-8 pm and on Friday March 5, from 8-11 am. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 am with Speaker Danny Wagner officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Liberty Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Barbour Church of Christ for the food pantry and children school supply outreach.