Mr. Nicholas DiShawn Johnson

April 7, 1998 ~ June 6, 2023 (age 25) 25 Years Old
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Mr. Nicholas Johnson Obituary

On Tuesday, June 6, 2023, Mr. Nicholas DiShawn Johnson, of Darlington, passed from time to eternity.

Homegoing celebration for Mr. Nicholas DiShawn Johnson, of Darlington, will be Saturday, June 17, 2023 at 1:00 PM at Darlington Middle School Gymnasium, 150 Pinedale Dr, Darlington, SC 29532. Interment at Faith Memorial Gardens.

Public viewing will be Friday, June 16, 2023, from 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM at the Washington and Charlotte C. Jordan Memorial Chapel, 108 Lee Street, Darlington, SC 29532.

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The Legend Nefew

Let me tell you how I, Nicholas Dishawn Johnson, was born a legend. It was on April 7, 1998 my dad, Mr. Dean Johnson and my mom, who is with me now, Trashea Copeland gave birth to a star that will never stop shining in your hearts.  I loved growing up in Darlington, with my family and friends.

I  graduated  in 2017 from Darlington High School, this was a joyful time. After high school, I obtained my certification as a fork-lift driver and worked at various facilities through a staffing agency. When I made my transition to greatness, I was obtaining a welding degree from Florence Darlington Technical College.

I know I was named Nicholas, but many knew me as “nefew” Johnson. I was created and best known for my outgoing personality and the ability to light up any room I stepped in.  You all know whether it was me dancing or just being goofy I was sure to put a smile on your face. To my father, I was a loyal son, to my children I was a loving father,  for my siblings I was a caring brother,  for my aunts and uncles I was their favorite nephew, to my cousins I was the beloved cousin, and I was a friend to the end for my friends. Please remember that I loved hard and made sure everyone knew that I loved them either by my words and actions.

Besides my mother, Trashea Copeland; I have gone to join my maternal great grandfather, Lee Henderson; paternal great grandmother, Mary Agnes Johnson; paternal great grandfather, Elliott Johnson and Ja’Keith Peterson.

I know it may seem I left too early, but just know I can do more as an angel for my children and I could physically as their father. I will be watching forever, those who will make my legend- a legacy, my Children: Jaylin Johnson, Jada Johnson, Jayceon Johnson, Tae’lor Johnson; his father, Dean Johnson; Step Father: Travis Johnson; special friend: Ilasia Scott; Siblings: Sahmya Johnson, Sintel Johnson, Nazyria Johnson, Traeveon Johnson; Grandparents: maternal grandmother, Lera Issac; Paternal grandmother, Elaine Johnson; maternal grandfather, Henry Copeland; maternal Great grandmother, Betty Henderson; Aunts and Uncles: Tia (Gary) Copeland, Trekia Patterson, Brandon Copeland, Bradley Copeland, Arielle Cockfield, Dana (Bryan) Johnson-McRavin; special Cousins: Eric Henderson, Aaron Hall, Kiana Hall, Nyles McRavin; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends are left to share my memories.


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Public Viewing
June 16, 2023

11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Washington and Charlotte C. Jordan Memorial Chapel
108 Lee Street
Darlington, SC 29532

Funeral Service
June 17, 2023

1:00 PM
Darlington Middle School
150 Pinedale Drive
Darlington, SC 29532


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