He was the husband of Christine Jolley Johnson of the home.
Johnson was a native of Polk County and a son of the late Clarence B. and Lucille Westbrook Johnson. He was retired from Beaumont Mills, a Christian and a member of Peace Freewill Baptist Church.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by sons, Charles Waylan &dquo;Chuck&dquo; Johnson of Walnut Cove, N.C., and Christopher Wayne &dquo;Bo&dquo; Johnson of Spartanburg, S.C.; a daughter, Crystal Dawn Holland of Boiling Springs; brother, Wallace DuPre Johnson of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; and a sister, Marie Beck of Boiling Springs. Four grandchildren also survive him.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009 at Good Shepherd Mausoleum Chapel, officiated by Rev. Chuck Thornton.
Memorials may be made to the Waylan Johnson Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 160427, Boiling Springs, S.C. 29316.
E-condolences may be sent on line at www.eggersfuneralhome.com.
Eggers Funeral Home of Boiling Springs was in charge of arrangements.