Johnnie M. Clements, Jr.

Sunrise: March 17, 1956

Sunset: September 10, 2020

Johnnie Clements, Jr. was born March 17, 1956 to Johnnie and Carrie Clements and grew up in Norfolk, VA. He graduated from Lake Taylor High School in 1974. He worked for the Norfolk Naval Shipyard and

retired from there in 2019. Johnnie was a loving grandfather, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin and great grandfather.

He loved his family, which includes his shipyard co-workers. He enjoyed spending his time playing cards with his close friends.

Johnnie is predeceased by his parents, Johnnie and Carrie Clements; a son, Juawann Coward, Sr. and brother Ralph Clements. He leaves to cherish is memories, his son Mario Ellison, four grandchildren, Markeisha Ellison, Yolisia Ellison, Mya Ellison and Juawann Coward, Jr.; two great granddaughters, Nova and Skye Barnes; two brothers, James Clements and Cardell Ramsey; sister, Corine Drummond; his girlfriend, Deborah Brown and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Viewing Wednesday, September 16, 2020 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Thursday, September 17, 2020 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Berkley Chapel Interment Roosevelt Memorial Park 1101 Campostella Road Chesapeake, VA 23320 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance

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    Emma D Simmons says


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    Gracie Butts says

    Praying for you and your family

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    Erica Johnson says

    Rio, may the care and love of those around you provide comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead. My most sincere condolences.

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    Bertoma Short DeLoatch says

    To the Clements Family, Condolences and Heart felt Sympathy are sent to everyone. Johnnie was a true Berkley legend and will be remembered by all True Berkley People. He was a true Lake Taylor Titan Alumni and a fellow 1974 fellow Graduate. May God strengthen you’ll hearts during this difficult time. You’ll are in Prayers.

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    Delavisia Spruill says

    My condolences to the Clements family and his girlfriend Deborah Brown

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    Frieda Harris says

    To the Clements Family,
    I first met Johnnie at the shipyard dispensary during his annual physical. He was always charming, polite, funny and kind. Johnnie loved to talk about his motorcycle riding and family. My sincere prayers and condolences go out to his family, friends, co-workers and his girlfriend, Deborah. May God give you joy, peace, comfort and strength to carry you through the days ahead.

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    Ercelle Trotter Moore says

    I’m so sorry to hear that Johnnie passed. He was a kind and funny friend all through school. He will be missed by so many. My condolences to the family he loved so much. Rest in heaven my dear friend.

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      Markeisha Ellison says

      I miss you & love you grandaddy

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    Nicole Jefferson says

    Rest Peacefully Mr. Johnnie

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    Deric Lee Sr. says

    I first meet Johnnie at a Martin Luther King breakfast engagement at NSU along with the late Rev. Lorenzo Akins. We had such a great time and from that time on continually. My condolences and prayers to you Mario, Debbie, and the whole family. May the Lord give you his strength and peace during this time. RIP Johnie (Junnie) in Jesus (Yeshua) everlasting arms of love.

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