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Bruce Ray JohnsOctober 20, 1956 ~ August 23, 2017 (age 60)
Bruce Ray Johns, 60, of Lilburn GA passed away Wednesday, August 23, 2017. He was at his home surrounded by his wife, Barbara and loved ones.
Bruce was born in Atlanta on October 20, 1957. He lived in Lilburn most of his life. He attended Berkmar High School and was a 1975 graduate. Bruce worked as a sheet metal mechanic and was a member of Sheet Metal Workers Union Local 85. He worked mostly in the Atlanta area, but traveled to Connecticut and New York to work. Bruce made friends wherever he was. He loved to talk and meet new people. He never met a stranger. He and his stories will be greatly missed.
Bruce is preceded in death by his parents, Millard and Helen Johns, longtime residents of Lilburn, and his brother, Rev. Mike L. Johns, Sr. of Chattanooga, TN.
Bruce is survived by his wife, Barbara Bell Johns of Guyton GA; sister-in-law, Stephanie Johns of Chattanooga; sister, Nancy Johns Clark (Kenny) of Macon; nephews, Casey Clark (Alex) of Macon, and Michael Lee Johns, Jr. (Mary) of Arlington, VA; nieces, Angela Copeland (Scott) of Whitwell, TN, Michelle Klingensmith (Rick) of Elizabethton, TN; 3 great nephews and 4 great nieces.
His memorial service will be held Saturday, August 26, 2017, at 2:00 pm at Bill Head Funeral Home, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, with Michael Lee Johns, Jr. officiating.
The family will receive friends at a visitation an hour before the service from 1:00 - 2:00 pm, at Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, (770) 564-2726.