Alfred Ray

November 24, 1941 - August 26, 2020

Alfred Ray Johnson, age 78, affectionately called “Papa” by family and “Doc” by his friends, passed away August 26, 2020. The family will receive friends on Saturday, August 29, from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. at Spry-Williams Funeral Home. The funeral will follow at 2:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel, with Rev. Larry Burbank officiating. Burial will be at Wesley Chapel Cemetery.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 56 years, Mildred E. Johnson; and son, Steven Dewayne Johnson; parents, Bradford and Dora Johnson; and siblings, Granville Johnson, Cleo Henson, Doris Howard and Barbara Johnson.

Survivors include his children, Shannon Ray Johnson and Alfred Shawn Johnson; grandchildren, Todd Johnson, Brogan Johnson (Holli), Stefanie Wilkes, Jake Johnson, Kelly-Grace Treadway; great-grandchildren, Destiny, Blake, Jax, Daxton, R.J., Kison, Ryanna, Titus and Charlotte; siblings, Shelba Johnson (Earl), Paul Johnson (Pat), Mackie Johnson and Marie Johnson; and loving nephew, David Howard.

Pallbearers will be Todd Johnson, Brogan Johnson, Jake Johnson, Tyler Wood, Bit Hyde and Mike Witt. Honorary pallbearers will be his friends at Bumpers Bar and Grill.

Alfred was a kind and loving family man. Working hard all of his life, he was a member of Operators Local 320 and, with his loving wife, owned M&J Sporting Goods.

The family would like to thank Alabama Hospice of the Shoals for their loving care.


August 29, 2020
1:00 pm

Spry-Williams Funeral Home


Spry Williams Funeral Home, Helton Drive, Florence, AL, USA

August 29, 2020 1:00 pm

Get Directions


August 29, 2020
2:00 pm

Spry-Williams Funeral Home, burial to follow at Wesley Chapel

Sign Guestbook

Your email address will not be published.

No images listed.

Donations to the Family

We need to talk about donation portals to the families.

Send Flowers

Here is where we can preview the floral site and take orders directly.