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Rev. Wayne Johnson, who served as a FUMCWP pastor from 1981-1983, passed away on Aug. 14, 2020 at the age of 83. He was born to the late Billie James and Hazel Lenora (Albritton) Johnson in Wauchula, Florida on June 23, 1937.  He had been a resident of Sebring, FL since 1985 coming from Winter Park, FL was a Methodist minister with the Florida United Methodist Conference. Wayne loved fishing, tennis, aviation, and boating.  He is survived by his Wife – Clarice Johnson; Children – Daryl Johnson (Tim O’Conner); Kenny Johnson (Hollie); Karen Scarbrough (Robert); Brother – Dale Johnson (Sarah); Grandchildren – Kelsie; Kaylon; Joy; Jenna; Great-Grandchildren – Layla; Kaia; Bella; Dawson; Haley.  Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his Son – David Wayne Johnson. His family held a private memorial service on Wednesday, Aug. 19.  The service can be viewed on the funeral home’s Facebook page.