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Preston "Tony" H. Johnson

September 7, 1943 ~ October 7, 2018 (age 75)
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Capt. Preston “Tony” Howard Johnson, 75, of Beaufort, passed away Sunday, October 7, 2018 at Pruitt Health Care in Sea Level.

A graveside service with military honors will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Carteret Memorial Gardens with Pastor Brian Recker officiating.

He was born and raised in Carteret County. He honorably served in the U.S. Army, including a tour of duty in Vietnam. He retired from the Army Corps of Engineers as a Hydro Surveyor. In his free time he loved being on the water, trout fishing and hunting. He was a devoted father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.

He is survived by his son, Alex Johnson and wife Anna of Beaufort; grandchildren, Mikayla, Haley, Christian, Draven, and Landon; great-grandson, Xander; and many loving nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Sterling and Lovie Mason Johnson; sisters, Hazel Allison, Mildred Smith, and Cecelia “Frances” Osborne; and brothers, Sterling Johnson, Jr. and Frank Johnson.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to One Harbor Church Hurricane Relief at

Online condolences may be made at

Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home & Crematory, Morehead City, NC.   

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