Joshua Devon Taylor “Josh” was born on February 18, 1998 in Dillon County, South Carolina. He was the loving son of Margie Taylor Dunson and James Curtis Johnson. Josh gained his wings and departed this earthly life on Sunday, August 12, 2018.
Josh attended and graduated from Dillon High School, Dillon, South Carolina in the class 2016.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents: Elijah and Sarah Taylor; his paternal grandparents: Alphonso “Buddy” and Rosie Mae Johnson, and his God-mother: Annie Mae Bethea. Josh was a member of Hazy Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Hamer, South Carolina, where he came to understand the teachings of Christ and at an early age he gave his life to him. Josh was a gentle giant with the warmest heart and loved everyone that he came in contact with. His genuine love, caring spirit, and affectionate smile was felt by all that knew him. Josh had a passion for cooking and was known as a great cook.
Josh leaves to cherish his fond and loving memories ~ his parents: Margie Taylor Dunson, James Curtis (Loraine) Johnson both of Dillon, SC; his siblings: Precious German, Christina Johnson both of Dillon, SC, Dyquashia Johnson of US Army Korea and Desarie Williams of Alabama; his nieces and nephews: Xavien, Tylik, Yamasia, Zatoria and XaShaun; a large host of aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Josh shared special bonds with all his aunts, uncles, and cousins, but he affectionally called and referred to his Uncle Freeman and Aunt Naomi Davis as his Mom and Dad, and he was loved as a little brother to Lamont, Christopher, Tyrone and Veronica “Angenee.” Josh was also considered as a second son to Neece Gooden McNair, and as a Big Brother to Dez Gooden.
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