Andrea P. Johnson Daves




Andrea P. Johnson Daves, age 33.  Sunrise August 3, 1983 in Columbus, Ohio and Sunset February 22, 2017 in San Diego, CA.  Andrea was a member of Triedstone Baptist Church and a member of Childrens Band under Bishop Jerome Ross Sr.  She was a graduate of Brookhaven High School, where she played basketball and participated in track and field activities. She received a scholarship to Ohio University where she played with The Lady Ohio Bobcats and earned her Bachelors in Healthcare System Administration.

She has been serving in the U.S. Navy since 2009.  She left for Recruit Trainging in Great Lakes, Illinois in August of 2009 and arrived at NAVAL Technical Training Center Pensacola, Florida for training as an Aviation Ordnanceman in October.  After graduating she traveled to Japan to become a part of the crew of the USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN73).  It was here that she excelled!   She was Command Advanced to Petty Officer Third Class, earned her Enlisted Aviation and Surface Warfare Specialist designations, and was assigned as a Quality Assurance Representative.  She volunteered with the local community and represented the United States Navy playing Women’s Basketball.  Leaving Japan as a Petty Officer Second Class, She transferred to the USS ESSEX (LHD2).  Her expert technical skills were identified and she immediately contributed to the team.  It was here that she ment her future husband, AD2 Skyler Daves.

Upon her transfer to FRCSW Detachment North Island, San Diego, CA, she gave birth to a beautiful baby girl Skyla.  After trturning from maternity leave she took over as the Ordnance Supervisor and a Collateral Duty Inspector.  Petty Officer Daves Increased qualifications in her shop and advancement numbers among her  Shipmates.   After a successful Aviation Maintenance Inspection in 2016, her and her husband decided to grow their family.  In November 2016 she gave birth to their son, Storm.

Andrea was preceded in death by her grandparents, Rita and John Johnson Jr. and great grandparents, Viola and John Henry Clayton.  Left to cherish her memory, husband, Skyler; daughter, Skyla; son, Storm; mother, Pamela Johnson; father, John Anthony Johnson; mother in law, Denise Campbell; grandmother, Dazer Mason; uncles, Anthony, John and Kelley; aunts, Debra and Sherry and a host of cousins and friends.

She was a wonderful Wife, Mother, Daughter, and Servicewoman.    She will be missed by all who had the privilege of knowing her and the pleasure of loving her.

Condolence Messages

  1. Johnny Clark, Columbus

    My sincere condolences to Ms. Johnson and all of AJ’s family and friends…may you always have God in your hearts and AJ’s smile in your thoughts.
    God Bless!

  2. Words can’t express the hurt and pain I felt when I heard the devastating news that you went from life to life everlasting.. all the memories and good times tht we shared will be cherished.. the last time we talked you were so happy just settling in as a new mother so I can only imagine the joy you are experiencing now!! To Ms. Johnson and Family I send my love and condolences. Andrea faith was so unwavering and her pursuit of righteousness so vivid so I pray that the same faith will cause you to lend on the author and finisher of your faith. There is truly no earthly sorrow that heaven can not heal. Love you Andrea!

  3. Sandy Waters-Holley

    Dear Tony and family, My prayers and heartfelt sympathy to you in this tragic loss of one so beautiful. The loss of a child is one of the most heart-wrenching experiences in life: however, our God specializes in encasing the brokenhearted with His divine comfort. May the sweet and precious memories of Andrea rest in your heart as the treasured jewel she was.

  4. To the family and friends of Andrea, you have my condolences in the loss of your dear loved one. Death is one of the most difficult situations we must face and it leaves an empty space in our hearts. May you find comfort in God’s promise of the resurrection of the dead (Acts 24:15).

  5. To: The Johnson-Daves Family.
    I am sorry for your lost. May you find comfort in God’s word the Bible. At John 11:25 Jesus said to her: “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who exercises faith in me, even though he dies, will come to life;
    May the hope and promises in this Scripture bring you comfort and strength to endure the difficult days ahead.
    Please visit (Search Comfort) for more information.

  6. Deepest condolences to the family at this difficult time. To accomplish so much at a young age I’m sure brings a sense of pride and love for Andrea. May your wonderful memories and strong faith sustain and strengthen you! Revelation 21:4

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