Serving West Michigan Since 1899

Eddie Johnson

August 19, 1937 - October 15, 2016
Detroit, MI



Saturday, October 29, 2016
1:00 PM EDT
Maple Avenue Ministries
427 Maple Avenue
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 392-1711

Life Story / Obituary


Eddie Johnson, age 79, of Detroit was born to the late Nathaniel and Hattie (Blue) Johnson on August 19, 1937 and departed this life on Saturday, October 15, 2016. He was preceded in death by his siblings: Robert, Clarence, Sylvester, Norma, Eugene and Nathaniel.

Eddie was born in Chicago, Illinois. He was a loving father, grandfather, uncle and friend. Eddie enjoyed relaxing in front of the television, camping, riding bike and walking.

He is survived by his son Eddie Brown and daughter Dianna Brown both of Holland; stepson: Antwain Brown of Fort Lauderdale, FL; the children’s mother: Diane Fareed of Holland; sister Bertil and brother John both of Detroit, MI; 6 grandchildren and 1 great grandson; and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

A memorial service will be 1:00 pm, Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Maple Avenue Ministries, 427 Maple Avenue in Holland. Arrangements are by Dykstra Funeral Home – Mulder Chapel.