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Samuel "Sam" James Johnson

November 23 , 1970 - October 27 , 2021


Friday, November 05, 20212:00 ~ 8:00 PMMichigan Memorial Funeral Home


Saturday, November 06, 202111:00 AMMichigan Memorial Funeral Home Chapel



JOHNSON, Samuel James, age 50, of Romulus, October 27, 2021. Beloved husband of Karen Johnson. Loving father of Jayden Johnson and Julian Johnson. Dearest brother of Charlotte (Charles) Prince, Polly (Fred) Henderson, John Johnson, Jr., Theresa Johnson, Jeanette (Apostle Norris) Golden, Cassondra (Eugene) Hudson, Johnny Johnson, Kelvin (Keona Garrett) Miles, John (Latoya)) Norris and Marsha Norris. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, family and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents John, Sr and Quentien Johnson. Sam worked in retail management for many years. He also enjoyed being a football coach for the Romulus Flyers and a baseball coach for the Michigan Mets.


  • Karen, I am sorry for your loss and will be praying for the family. Deborah Grant FedEx Deborah A Grant
  • You’ve reached so many kids and allowed them to be great and pushed them to be even better. I really appreciate the bond you created with my son Darnell and how your energy can change the flow on the field. I’ll be forever grateful and will never forget your passion and commitment you showed these kids Coach this one hurts so bad but I’m a try to be strong because that’s all you presented to us is STRENGTH. Forever in our hearts Joi Vincent Darnell and M’Chelle Robinson ! Once a Flyer always a Flyer ! The Robinson’s
  • Karen, we are praying for you, your sons and the entire Johnson family. May God provide the comfort needed during this difficult time. You all have such wonderful memories to cherish. Sam was an amazing husband and dad. Many blessings to you all in the days, months and years to come. Brian and Carla Dorsey
  • My heart was hurt and I was so sad to hear of my cousin passing.May God Strengthen the Family in their time of sorrow.I have been where you all are now,know this that God is able to do Exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think according to the power that work in us.Believe Him, Trust Him and He will do just what His Word Says. Love you all. Fannie B.
  • Karen, There are no words. JUST BREATHE. My most sincerest condolences to you, Jaden and Julian. May God bless and watch over you all and help you through this extremely difficult time. Jennifer Booker
  • I am so sorry for your loss. Our hearts and prayers are with the entire Johnson family. Mark Dujanovic
  • Cousin Sam always made our Cook Family Reunions memorable and full of fun! He was so noble, good natured and loved his family. Praying for the immediate family, our extended family, and all that loved and knew this beautiful soul. May God continue to provide comfort. Rest on, Cuz. Love, Tina, Andre & TeAndra (Claude Cook “Uncle Buddy” tribe) Tina & Andre Campbell
  • Karen, Jayden and Julian, words cannot express my sympathy to your family. I met your mom/grandma Pam 21 years ago and feel like you are my family too. From the births of the boys, school years, vacations and of course sports she has shared it all. Sam was such an involved dad and you have such a beautiful family. Cherish the memories. Thoughts and prayers, Sandy Sandra Cain

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