In Loving

James Robert Johnson III

February 19, 1952 – March 23, 2024

James Robert “Jimmy” Johnson III, 72, of Highland Springs passed away Saturday, March 23, 2024, at VCU Hospital.

Jimmy was a U.S. Army Veteran, husband, father, grandfather, and loyal friend to all whose paths he crossed. His first passion was Tow Trucks and all things associated for over 35 years. Jimmy worked for Broyles Auto and Wrecker Service Talley’s Auto and various other companies, retiring in 2013. Jimmy loved to saltwater fish and be on the water any opportunity that he had, but his biggest joy was spoiling his two dogs, Prince and Princess.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Barbara Johnson, and her three boys Michael, Robby (Angela), and Kevin (Kristina); eight grandchildren, Kevin, Brooke, Jordan, Anthony, Tyler, Bentley, Gauge, and Ahrea; and any other child that would call him Paw Paw.

A viewing will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, March 28, 2024, at Affinity Funeral Service – Mechanicsville Chapel, 8074 Mechanicsville Turnpike, Mechanicville, VA 23111. A funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 29, 2024, in the funeral home chapel. Interment with military honors will follow at Washington Memorial Park in Sandston, VA.