Mr. Keithye D. Johnson
of Tampa passed away Sunday, October 21, 2018 after a courageous battle
with cancer. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday, November 3
at 11:00 a.m. at Ray Williams Memorial Chapel, 301 N. Howard Avenue with
Pastor Torrell Lee, officiating.
Mr. Keithye D. Johnson was a native of
Tampa, Florida and resident of Chicago, IL for several years. He was
educated in the public schools of Chicago, IL where he graduated from
Hirsch High School. Mr. Johnson relocated to the Tampa Bay Area 7 years
ago and was employed as a Records Specialist & Housing Inspector for
the Tampa Housing Authority. Keithye had a real passion for fitness and
he often sponsored fitness Boot Camps for the Tampa Bay Community. He
touched the lives of many people with his smile, playful nature and
humor all the way to the end.
He leaves to cherish his memory: his wife,
Olufunke Owiku-Johnson; beloved children, Juanita Childress, Alicia
Williams, Kiefer McCoy, Kadee Crowder and Israel Johnson; step-children,
Shariah Flowers and Daniel Chaney; grandchildren, Makayla, Malik,
Catilayah, Zuri, Lincoln, Azariah, Ahmari, Ahmani, Kaylin, and Kalani;
his father, Johnny Walden (Gloria) and mother, Callie Cobb Johnson;
siblings, Linda Johnson, Herman Johnson, Darryl Johnson, Carlos Johnson
Todd Walden, Wanda Walden, Phaedra Walden and Tasha Walden; along with a
host of nieces, nephews, co-workers and countless friends who were
blessed to know him.