Demetere “Bouchet” Johnson

Demetere “Bouchet” Johnson, 64, of Danville, Virginia passed away Friday, January 8, 2021. He was born December 27, 1956, in Martinsville, Virginia to the late Howard John Johnson, Sr. and Alzene Penn Johnson. He loved to cook, was the comedian of the family and enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He was a hard worker and worked various jobs. Most importantly “Bou” liked to have fun.

Mr. Johnson is survived by his daughters, April Millner, Sherell Johnson, and Robin Johnson; sisters, Valerie “Chip” Johnson, and Alzene “Kita” Norman; brothers, Howard Johnson and James Johnson; grandchildren, Kion “Flo-Jo” Johnson, Jahnae, Jahslyn, and Janklya Valentine; one aunt, Mary Moyer; life long friend, Trig; one special sister, Cornelia Preston; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family and friends.

The funeral will be Thursday, January 14, 2021, at 12:00 noon at Wright Funeral Service Chapel. Visitation will be 30 minutes prior to the service. A floating visitation will be Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at Wright Funeral Service Chapel from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Burial will be private.

Wright Funeral Service & Crematory is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at

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