Edward Oliver “Skeetz” Johnson departed from his life at 63 on Saturday Jan 2,2021 at his home surrounded by his Family and loved ones. Mr. Johnson was born June 5, 1957 to the late Bennie S. Blake Sr. and Beulah Ash Blake in Chestertown MD.
He was raised by his loving grandparents Edward R Johnson Sr. and Helen Johnson. Edward attended Kent County High school where he discovered his love for basketball. He then later enlisted in the U.S Army National Guard. Upon his return home he started to build his career as a self-employed laborer. He enjoyed building and reconstructing homes. He enjoyed working alongside his cousin biggie driving, working on cars and motorcycles just for fun. He loved gathering with family and friends always ready for a summer BBQ where he could enjoy everyone all at once. He enjoyed playing cards, horseshoes, and corn hole. Eddie loved sitting out front listening to music and playing with his dog Lola.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his siblings, Wendell Blake, Bennie S. Blake Jr., Sheryl Blake, Carol Blake, Charlene Blake and Wanda Perkins.
Edward is survived by his Daughter, Natasha Wesley (Maranda White Wesley) of Folcroft, PA. Fiancé, Jane Griffin of Georgetown Md Stepdaughter Olivia Garnett (Darren) of Georgetown Md, Goddaughter Mia Ray, of Georgetown MD. Five sisters Bertha Dean, Gloria Horsey, Portia Jones, Sharress Roy, Taryn Perkins, two brothers Benjamin Bartley and Shannon Roy and special dog Lola. Also survived by his Uncle Jack. Skeetz was also an uncle to many nieces and nephews including his special niece Nicole Blake of North Carolina.