February 5, 1970 – January 13, 2023
Mr. Antonio Lamont “Tony” Johnson, of Matoaca, VA, departed this life on Friday, January 13, 2023 at Bon Secours Southside Regional Medical Center, Petersburg, VA. He was born on February 5, 1970 in Petersburg, VA to Eddie Jr. and Beatrice Baugh Johnson.
Tony graduated from Petersburg High School, Class of 1988. He accepted Christ as his personal savior and was baptized at Metropolitan Baptist Church. Tony worked for Sigma (Ferrucci’s) for over 15 years. He also worked at Boar’s Head and Golden Corral. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan and was always seen wearing his Steelers gear.
Tony was preceded in death by his grandparents, Donald and Marie Baugh and Eddie Sr. and Mary Johnson; aunts, Elizabeth Baugh Lee, Shirley Curry and Mae Linda Johnson; and his uncles, Donald E. Baugh, Robert Baugh, Luke Timothy Baugh and Calvin Johnson.
Tony is survived by wife, Sherry Johnson; step children, Stacy Mosson of Chesterfield, VA, Stephanie Mosson of Colonial Heights, VA and Chad Mosson of Richmond, VA; parents, Eddie Jr. and Beatrice Johnson of Petersburg, VA; brothers, Lorenzo Johnson (Janine) of Dinwiddie, VA and LeDonta Johnson, Sr. (Jackie) of Prince George, VA; sister-in-law, Trudy Davis (Cary) of Matoaca, VA; aunts, Nancy Pride, Alice Spriggs, Rosa Epps, Mary Burrow (Alphonso), Alma Maclin (Richard), Artmessia Snipes (Robert), Katherine Griffin (Wayne), Delores Bland and Mary Johnson all of Petersburg, VA; uncles, Keith Baugh, Harvey Johnson, William Johnson, Kevin Johnson (Tondra) and William Curry all of Petersburg, VA; great aunt, Jessie Nelson of Petersburg, VA; great uncle, Alfred Williams (Delores) of Petersburg, VA; dedicated childhood friends, Kevin Belle, Andre Lee, Kevin Heath, Andrew Nixon, Delvin Diggs, Sr., John Fisher, and Corey Baker; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Special thanks to the Doctors, Nurses and Hospice Staff of Bon Secours Southside Regional Medical Center, Petersburg, VA. We will always be thankful for your support and dedication in assisting with our love one.
Services will be held 1:00 PM, Thursday, January 19, 2023, at Metropolitan Baptist Church, 1021 Halifax Street, Petersburg, VA, the Rev. Lamont Hobbs, Pastor. The interment to follow at Southlawn Memorial Park.
In Tony’s memory, the family invites relatives and friends to wear your favorite NFL team’s jersey to the funeral service.
The family will receive friends from 7:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at the funeral establishment.
J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, VA, (804) 732-8911, watch the funeral services live online on our J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc. Facebook Page.