Alphonso Ricardo "Rick" Johnson, 67 of Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey, passed away on Monday June 7, 2021, at Manahawkin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Manahawkin, New Jersey.
Rick was born August 8, 1953 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, to Julia (Cohen) and Alphonzo Johnson.
Alphonso "Rick" attended the Atlantic City Public Schools, and was a graduate of Atlantic City High School class of 1972. Shortly after High School, Rick enlisted in the United States Marine Corps, where he served for two years during the Vietnam War. After the Military, he returned back to the Atlantic City area.
Rick worked as a Computer Technician for Caesars Hotel and Casino until his retirement. Rick had many hobbies which includes: collecting trains, comics and movies, but the one closest to heart was skating. Rick was all about family, enjoying a great meal and quality time, brought him the most joy.
Rick is preceded in death by: his father, Alphonzo Johnson; paternal grandmother, Fannie Mae (Delores) Myers; maternal grandmother, Beatrice Ward.
Rick Leaves to Cherish his fond memories: his children, Tenille Yvonne Davenport and Shannon Davis; mother, Julia Cohen; siblings, William Johnson of Florida, Christina Johnson of Atlantic City, Leroy and Renee Gatson both of South Carolina and Barry Gatson of Florida; and a host of special nieces; nephews; other family members and friends
A visitation will be held from 11AM to 12:30PM Monday, June 21, 2021, at Greenidge Funeral Homes, Inc., 301 Absecon Boulevard, Atlantic City, New Jersey. Funeral Services are Private.
Arrangements are entrusted to Greenidge Funeral Homes, Inc., Atlantic City, New Jersey, where condolences maybe left at www.greenidgefuneralhomes.com