Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

July 11, 2013

Robert Lee “Biggon” Johnson III

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

SWITCHBACK — Robert was born on Tuesday, December 24, 1963 in Chicago, Illinois to Robert “Bobby” Johnson Jr. and the late Irene Elizabeth Simpson Johnson. He was a member of the Bramwell Church of Christ and had been a resident of Switchback, West Virginia since 1996. He was a 1980 graduate of Morton East in Cicero, Illinois. He was a wonderful cook who loved to joke and have fun. He never met a stranger and was loved by his family members and friends.

Survivors Include: His father:  Robert L. “Bobby” Johnson, Jr. of the home;   Daughter: Destiny Mitchell of Coaldale, West Virginia ; Brother:  Homer Lee Qualls and wife Donna of Maiden, North Carolina; and   Sister: Debra Sue Greve and husband Robert of Erie, Pennsylvania.

 Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 12, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluefield (Bluewell), West Virginia with the Minister Paul Delida officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton, West Virginia where friends and family will serve as pallbearers.

Friends and family may call at Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluefield (Bluewell), West Virginia on Thursday, July 11, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Online condolences will be accepted at

Cravens-Shires Funeral Home, 3431 Coal Heritage Road (Bluewell), Bluefield, WV 24701 is serving the family.