Raymond Charles Johnson


Raymond Charles Johnson was born on January 2,1983 in Detroit, Michigan.

He received his formal education in Columbus City Schools after relocating to Columbus, OH. Raymond studied Business Management and Food Service while attending Columbus State Community College.

If you had the opportunity to know Raymond, you knew that he was a giver and a helper to all. He had positive vibes, as well as being a peacemaker. He loved his family and friends. As a child, he looked forward to his summer vacations in Detroit, MI. He enjoyed taking cruises and traveling with his family. Last but not least, he was a HUGE Marvel fan.

Raymond had a love for culinary arts. He took pride in his culinary creations. He was a Certified Sous Chef/GM under the leadership of Chef Tom Landusky. He had the opportunity to work beside his mother, Betty Miller, at AVI Food Systems prior to her transition.

He is survived by and left to cherish his memory, his dad Cecil Miller Sr., brothers, Joel Johnson, Cecil Miller Jr, sister, Paetra Miller, two nieces, Aubrey Busby-Millerand Deliah King, Excepting nephew Drumani and niece. Aunts, Debbie Rogers-Winston, Deborah(Stan) Griffin, Renita(Ernest) Jones, Uncles, Keith Miller, Bob Jackson, his partner Cherie Collins and her children Kameron, Zariah, Nathan and Charlee who he loved and cherished as his own, other family and friends.

Raymond Charles Johnson, age 39. Sunrise January 2, 1983 and Sunset August 10, 2022.

Visitation 1:00 PM and Memorial Service 2:00 PM Saturday, September 3, 2022 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave. (one block east of Noe Bixby, turn North on Lonsdale Rd). To stream the service, read the complete obituary, order flowers, view video tribute and offer condolences to the Johnson Family, visit www.TheChapelofPeace.com

Condolence Messages

  1. Nellene M. Hodge

    I’m so sorry for your loss. My condolences to your family. My prayers are with you and your family. Ray was a great person with a nice personality and great manners. He will be missed. I worked at the Huntington at Gateway, he was a great cook.

  2. Ray I cannot believe you are gone. My deepest and sincerest condolences to out to your family. Asking God to keep them. Rest in peace my friend. Tia

  3. Karen McDaniel-Cain

    Ray was a nice person. He was a pleasure to see in the cafeteria at Huntington Gateway. He could cook his tail off. He will truly be missed. Prayers for his family of comfort in Jesus name! Rest N Peace Ray

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