Harry Turner Johnson

March 3, 2023

Harry Turner Johnson, 61, of Charlotte died March 3, 2023 at Novant Health Presbyterian Hospital. Harry was born in Wilmington, DE, son of Frederick Short Johnson, Jr. and Carolyn Louise Turner Johnson. He graduated from Myers Park High School and enjoyed a career as an auto mechanic.

In addition to his parents, Harry was preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie Ann Cristie Johnson and his fiancé, Anne Barker. Harry enjoyed his vegetable garden, fishing on Lake Wylie, going to Ocean Isle Beach with Anne, and camping with Bonnie in the mountains with his family. He was always a kind and gentle man.

Harry is survived by his son, Doug T. Johnson of Charlotte; two sisters, Margaret Prim and her husband, Jack and Cissy Carr and her husband, Michael; and a brother, Fred Johnson and his wife, Louise.

A service to celebrate Harry’s life will be held at 2:30 PM on Sunday, March 19, 2023 in the Belk Chapel at Queens University with Dr. Wesley Barry officiating.

Memorials can be sent to the Charlotte Rescue Mission, 907 W. 1st Street, Charlotte, NC 28202.

Arrangements are in the care of Kenneth W. Poe Funeral & Cremation Service, 1321 Berkeley Ave., Charlotte, NC; 28204 (704) 641-7606. Online condolences can be shared at www.kennethpoeservices.com.

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  • Geary Mandrapilias

    Dear family, gus and I are so sorry for Harry's passing. Much too young, too many fishing and beach trips left for him. I remember his smile and laughing eyes. He will be missed.

  • Laura & James Stancill

    Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Harry was a wonderful person, and we are honored to call him our friend. He will be missed by all that were lucky to to share his life.


    To one of my best friends RIP Love you always brother.