FARRELL, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Anthony Angelo Johnson, Sr., 62, of 902 Wallis Avenue, Farrell, Pennsylvania went home to be with the Lord on Friday, January 8, 2021 with his family by his side.
Anthony was born February 17, 1958 to the late Glynn S. Johnson and Virginia (Byrd) Johnson.
He was a 1976 graduate a Farrell Senior High School. Anthony was an excellent athlete in several sports but loved the game of football; a die-hard Steelers fan.
Anthony served in the Marines for three years.
Anthony was employed by Howard University (Washington, D.C), Morehouse College (Atlanta, Georgia) serving as campus police, YDC (New Castle, Pennsylvania) and George Junior (Grove City, Pennsylvania) as a youth counselor.
He was a peewee-midget coach for Sharon, also he coached Little League baseball where he was always supporting and cheering for his two sons.
He was a member of First Baptist Church in Farrell, where he was a member of the youth choir, Usher board and Sunday School.
He was preceded in death by his father, Glynn S. Johnson and sister, Belinda Washington.
He always had a way to make people laugh his personality was unmatched. Anthony will truly be missed by many
Anthony was married to Tallisa (Lites) Johnson on August 2, 1987 and in that union children, Anthony (AJ) Johnson, D’Andre Johnson and LaSha Johnson, all of Sharon, Pennsylvania and a daughter, Tamera Bryant of Washington, D.C. were born; six grandchildren, Damar Johnson, Symira Footman, Dirk Johnson all of Farrell, Pennsylvania, Junard, Jr, Jaliyah, Journee Clark, all of Washington D.C; his mother, Virginia (Byrd) Johnson; two brothers, Myron (Althea) Johnson and Kelvin Johnson, all of Farrell, Pennsylvania, as well as a host of nieces, nephews and other family and friends.
The family will receive friends Saturday, January 16, 2021 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at Washington Funeral Home. The memorial service will begin at 11am.
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