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Curt Hartlo Johnson Jr.

June 2, 1929 - September 11, 2022

Curt Hartlo Johnson Jr., 93, of Lynchburg, passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2022.

Curt was the son of the late Curt and Helen Gregory Johnson. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his loving wife Nancy Elder Johnson.

He is survived by his daughter, Christy Compton (Chris) of Lynchburg; sons, Greg Johnson and David Johnson (Janet) both of Lynchburg and beloved dog Cody.

Curt was a retired GySgt in the United States Marine Corps and also retired from Sears & Roebuck.

The family is grateful for the love and support provided by his caregivers and hospice care provided by Gentle Shepherd Hospice.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, September 15, 2022, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at Tharp Funeral Home. A celebration of life will be held on Friday, September 16, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. at Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg and interment will be at Fort Hill Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Lynchburg Humane Society in honor of Cody.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.

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Loved you very much, thought of you often, always close to my heart.

Posted by Alana on March 21, 2023

Curt was such a special person. I love how feisty he was up until the very end! He and his late wife Nancy were just the best people and are truly missed. Love you CJ and am thinking of you

Posted by Nikki Thomas on September 14, 2022

So so sorry for the passing of your dad. You always talked so highly of your dad and how much of a wonderful dad he was. I feel sure he will be missed deeply. Love Bob & Dee ❤️

Posted by Dee on September 14, 2022

You have my deepest sympathy. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Posted by Kelly Parnell on September 14, 2022

Christy, I am so sorry to learn of your Dad’s passing. You did such a wonderful job caring for him. He knew he was well-loved. Praying for you and Chris and your family.

Posted by Cindy Brooks Capps on September 14, 2022

Christy I am so sorry you lost your father. He was a very strong man. May you have many happy memories of your times with him. My thoughts and prayers are with you and Chris.

Posted by Sandy Compton on September 12, 2022

I do not mean any disrespect when I say, "Mr. J was one tough Son of a Gun." He was Marine to the very end. As a Veteran of the US Navy, I salute you sir and the life you lived. Much respect. Semper Fi!!!

Posted by David \"CD\" Broussard on September 12, 2022

Mr. Johnson was a wonderful genteel person. May he rest in peace. Prayers to the family.

Posted by Libby Howell-Jennings on September 12, 2022

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