Johnnie L. Pixley, 80 was born to the late Willie Douglas Pixley and Elberta Kemp Pixley. He was born in Edgefield County-on April 30, 1940. He entered into rest on Monday, August 17, 2020 at Aiken Regional Medical Center.
Johnnie “Shug” was educated in Johnston Training School in Edgefield County. He was employed by Hearts Grocery Company for many years.
Johnnie was preceded in death by both parents; brothers Joseph, Robert, Richard, Grady, George, John Henry and Carl; sisters Cornelia Burt, Estella Gray, Louise Williams, Clevie Suggs and Betty Pixley.
Johnnie was married to Marie Anthony Pixley and from that union leaves to love, honor and cherish his memories: two sons – Jessie (Sandra) Pixley of Batesburg-Leesville, SC and Michael (Darlene) Pixley of Maryland; four daughters – Dianne, Amy Ann and Kay Ann Pixley, all of Washington, DC and Sharon Pixley Benbow of Virginia; sister – Elizabeth “Dolly” Lee; two special friends – Gloria Ann Benbow and Larry Benbow, both of Virginia; a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends who will miss him dearly.
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