In Memoriam: Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson played basketball for TSU from 1978-1982

CLEVELAND – Samuel Johnson, 53, of Cleveland, (formerly of Elyria) passed away on Monday, October 29, 2012.
He attended the Elyria City Schools and graduated from Elyria West High School in 1978. He attended Tennessee State University. Following college, he toured with Meadow Lark Lemon Bucketeers. He was employed as a Corrections Officer with the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court.
He is survived by siblings Lee (Dorothy), Columbus and Barbara (Willie) Berry, of Elyria, Margaret (Thomas) Barbee, of Oberlin, Beverly (Thomas) Walker and Calvin Sr., of Elyria and Kenneth (Kenn), of Cleveland and a host of nephews, nieces, aunts, uncles and cousins.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, November 7th, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Second Baptist Church, 127 Chapman Lane, Elyria where funeral services will also be held on Thursday, November 8th, with a viewing at 11am and services at noon.

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