Johnnie Melvin Willoughby, Sr.
October 13, 1948 – September 27, 2020
Johnnie Melvin Willoughby, Sr. , 71, passed away on Sunday. He was born in Johnston County to the late Melvin Thomas and Elizabeth Murray Willoughby. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Janice Rose Willoughby and sister, Octavia Whitley.
He is survived by his son, Johnnie Melvin Willoughby, Jr. (Melissa); grandchildren, Jacey Willoughby, Sandra Norman, Mikayla Honeycutt and Brianna Denton and sisters; Joan Ellington, Doris Carroll, Margaret Stallings (Roger) and Nellie John.
Graveside service, Thursday, 1:30pm at Hollywood Cemetery in Middlesex. The family will receive friends from 11am-12:50pm prior to the graveside at Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third Street, Wendell, NC 27591.