Johnnie Hedgpeth was born to the late Johnnie R. and Viola Lynch Hedgpeth on October 6, 1933, in Hollister, North Carolina. He departed this life on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, at UNC Nash Hospital in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.
Johnnie was married to Mauryce Johnson Hedgpeth and was the father of two sons, Tony Hedgpeth and Michael Daniel; He was the grandfather of four grandchildren, Aja Bethea, Alicia H. Campbell, Edwardio Daniel, and Milan Daniel, and was the great-grandfather of six. He was the brother of Thomas, Verne, Leonard, Calvin, Quinton, Donnell, Michael, Collesta H. Richardson, Charlean H. Holley, and Sandra H. Cooper, and was an uncle, a cousin, and a friend to many.
Johnnie will be funeralized at Pine Chapel Baptist Church in Hollister, NC, on Monday, November 13, 2017, at 11:00 AM. A viewing will be held on Sunday, November 12, 2017, from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM at the funeral home.