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Neal Johnson Jr.

June 6, 1944 – February 15, 2022

Burial Date March 5, 2022

Funeral Home J. C. Battle & Sons Funeral Home

Church Consolation Baptist Church

Saturday (03/05): Visitation – 1PM; Funeral Service – 2PM; Consolation Baptist Church

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Neal Johnson, Jr. aka “June” or “Virgo” was born on September 6, 1944 to Mendora and Neal Johnson, Sr. in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was the oldest of five children. He was 77 years old when he was called home at Drake Vitas on February 15, 2022. 

June, short for Jr., was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he attended Hughes High School. Later, he went onto bartending at Penn, where he met and devoted his life to Marsha Childers for 45 years. Virgo was funny, loving, and caring as well as an independent and private man. Then having the opportunity to work for A-1 Cincinnati Sports Service aka Paul Brown Stadium, where he retired from service. Virgo loved working and spending time with his family. He loved holidays, barbeque, Frish’s fish sandwiches, pork chops and don’t forget cooking for the grandkids. 

Virgo was preceded in his death by: his parents; two siblings, David and Edna Johnson; and one grandchild, Paris Craddock. 

He leaves to cherish his memory: his devoted spouse, Marsha Childers; his children, Tonya Ayers (John), Cherry Childers. Darlene and Dwayne Childers (twins) and Lakeacher Childers; his two sisters, Betty Johnson and Pauline Johnson; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; and a host of nephews, nieces, family and friends. 

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