Lydle Gaither Johnson, age 88, of North Wilkesboro, passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at Wilkes Health & Rehabilitation.

Mr. Johnson was born April 26, 1931 in Wilkes County to Gaither and Media Harrold Johnson. He was a member of Ronda Baptist Tabernacle. Lydle liked to do word search puzzles, fishing, coin collecting and working in his garden. Mr. Johnson was preceded in death by his parents; son, Everette Johnson; brothers, Rev. Lester Johnson, Rev. Joel Johnson, Paul, Vern, Jimmy, Warren and Monroe Johnson; and sisters, Pearl Key, Irene Brown, Gladys Jones, Lois McCauly.

Mr. Johnson is survived by his wife of 71 years, Gladys Hawkins Johnson of North Wilkesboro; daughter, Doris Call and spouse Gary of North Wilkesboro; daughter-in-law, Brenda Johnson of Ronda; brother, Clay Johnson of Dearborn, Michigan; grandchildren, Emily Jenkins and spouse Keith of North Wilkesboro, Stephen Johnson of Ronda; great grandchildren, Reagan Jenkins, Addison Jenkins, Konnor Jenkins, all of North Wilkesboro, Layla Johnson of Ronda.

Funeral service will be private. The family has requested no food and no flowers, please. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.

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