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1986 Christopher 2018

Christopher 'Eric' Johns

September 2, 1986 — February 11, 2018

Christopher “Eric” Johns, 31 of Wake Forest, NC, passed away Sunday (February 11, 2018) at his residence after an apparent heart attack.

Born and raised in Hortense, GA. His parents are John Willie Johns and Virginia “Ginger” Anderson Johns, of Hortense. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Estues Anderson; paternal grandparents, Willie and Mildred Johns.

Eric was a member of Hickox Baptist Church. He loved all sports, fishing, and spending time with his family and friends, especially his twins, Jaycie and Jayden, and his fiancé, Nicole. He graduated from Brantley County High School in 2005, with a full Scholarship to Jacksonville State University, and was currently teaching Physical and coaching football at Leesville Road High School in Raleigh, NC.

Survivors include his twin children, Jaycie Ann Johns and Jayden Wyatt Johns, of Raleigh, NC; his fiancé, Nicole Pasquali, of Raleigh, NC; his parents, John Willie Johns and Virginia “Ginger” Anderson Johns, of Hortense, GA; his maternal grandmother, Betty Anderson, of Hortense, GA; aunts and uncles, Cindy and Rob Ragsdale, and their son Caden, all of Tallahassee, Dorothy Bean, of Jacksonville, FL, Jerry and Debbie Parker, and Jeffery and Darlene Johns, all of Folkston. Also a host of extended family and friends.

Visitation will be held Friday evening (February 16, 2018) starting at 6PM at Hickox Baptist Church;7224 Caney Bay Rd. Nahunta, GA 31553.

A Funeral Service will be held Saturday morning (February 17, 2018) at 10AM at Hickox Baptist Church with Rev. Ray McMillan and Bro. Dustin Ray officiating.

Burial will follow in Duck Pond Cemetery, in Screven, GA.

Pallbearers will be Sean Pender, Greg Jacobs, Tripp Herrin, Nehemiah Cummings, Gary Mintier, and Jonathan Osowski.

Honorary Pallbearers will be the Brantley County High School Graduating Class of 2005, and all of Eric’s former teammates and coaches.

Family and Pallbearers are asked to meet at the church Saturday by 9:30AM.

Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

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