Landen Timothy Johnson

Landen Timothy Johnson of Lincolnton, NC, age nine, went home to be with the Lord on Friday evening, September 13th, 2019.

Landen was born January 24th, 2010 in Smithfield, NC. He loved to spend time with his family, watch movies, play Rescue Bots, dress up as a police officer, eat his favorite foods, and he loved the Andy Griffith Show. Most of all, Landen loved Jesus. He wanted to be a Pastor when he grew up. Landen was a light to all and will be dearly missed.

He is survived by his parents, Pastor Luke and Amanda Johnson, his brothers Brayden and Tyler Johnson, and sister Hannah Grace Johnson of Lincolnton, NC; Papa and Nani, Pastor Terry and Regina Johnson of Morehead City, NC; Papaw and Nana, Pastor Reuben and Terry Cason of Middlesex, NC; great-grandparents, Paul and Lilian Wall, Janice Cason, and Dorothy Stevens; the following uncles and aunts; TJ Johnson of Princeton, NC; Katie (Daryl) Rackley of Greensboro, NC; Josh (Cara) Johnson of Valdosta, GA; Caroline (Dustin) Stoey of Havelock, NC; Heather (Jonathan) Huff of Erwin, TN; Daniel (Camille) Cason of Hampton, VA; his cousins, Lucian Johnson, Aubrey Johnson, Gwen Johnson, Hadessah Rackley, Adalai Rackley, Rucker Rackley, Adara Rackley, Kaiden Huff, Mckinleigh Huff, Emmalyn Huff, Lacey-Grace Cason, Cohen Cason; special friend Lois Daughtry; and many great uncles, aunts, and cousins.

A celebration of Landen’s Story will be held tonight, Monday, September 16th, at New Vision Ministries, 661 Clark Creek Rd. Lincolnton, NC. Receiving of friends will be from 4:30 PM- 6:30 PM followed by the worship service at 7:00 PM. The family will hold a private burial on Tuesday morning at 11:00 AM. On Tuesday morning, Landen’s processional will be moving down main street and around court square at 10:30 AM. You are welcome to line the sidewalks/streets if you wish to pay respects to Landen.

The Johnson family would like to thank their Highland Drive Church family, team of physicians and nurses at Levine Children’s, and community for all their love and support. Most of all, the family would like to thank the Lord Jesus Christ for His sufficient grace and sustaining strength.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Potentials Foundation at  in Landen’s honor.

44 Responses to Landen Timothy Johnson

  1. Lisa Dunn Ennemoser September 16, 2019 at 12:42 pm #

    My heart breaks at this time but knows that our loss is Heaven’s gain Sending lots of love to all who knew & loved Landen. May God grant His peace that passes all understanding & wrap His great big arms of comfort around his family.

  2. Cunningham's September 16, 2019 at 12:44 pm #

    I can truly say Landen touched me with his story. He has also spoken to my children through his testimony through all his trials. We have prayed daily for you and will continue praying for the family he left behind. Thank you for being willing to share Landen’s story and being a blessing to so many you have never met.

  3. James Boger September 16, 2019 at 1:21 pm #

    Little Landen left a legacy by the way he gaved hardship and lived his life for His Lord and Savior. Everyone that has followed his testimony called life has been Blessed in some way. Even though he had more bad days than he would have liked he still praised and thanked His Lord. His prayer would be for us to follow his example. He has fought the good fight welcome to Heaven.

  4. Selena Lovelace September 16, 2019 at 1:52 pm #

    Landen even thou I never had the opportunity to meet him will always hold a plave in my heart. Heaven gain ine of the purest angels. I have grown to know thru his life story. It is very sad for all that loves him to lose him. We find peace inthe fact he has no more pain. And know he will be with the God he loved so much. Thank you for letting all of us to get to know Landen thru his life journey. I will continue to pray for everyone this sweet Angel touch. You will continue to be in our hearts forever. Amen.

  5. Nicole September 16, 2019 at 2:26 pm #

    Landens story has been a blessing to me the short time I have been following. A boy after my own heart loving the Andy Griffith Show. I loved it in the video where he told the nurse she was beautiful.

  6. Julie September 16, 2019 at 3:06 pm #

    God has got him a beautiful angel.

  7. Dianne Hollar September 16, 2019 at 3:46 pm #

    Landon’s story revealed such strength, courage, and faith and was an inspiring testimony to me and to so many others. Seldom do you find one so young who possesses such God-like qualities. He will be remembered and missed by many. God bless and comfort his dear family.

  8. Norma Oquendo September 16, 2019 at 4:31 pm #

    I am so sorry for your loss. I think God for his grace and mercy and for his strength to sustain you in the days ahead

  9. Geraldine P Tuck September 16, 2019 at 4:36 pm #

    The desire of my heart is to be there supporting your family tonight and celebrating Landen’s life! But due to the long distance and family obligations I cannot come! Just want you all to know we love you and will continue to pray for you during this difficult loss. We all loved Landen, although he was small in size, he was a “Giant” for the Lord!! Through God’s plan he touched the lives of many people & was such a great Christian example for us all to follow! Heaven certainly is sweeter with Landen there, no more pain & suffering & best of all we will get to see him again!! Praise the Lord! Landen has won the Victory in Christ! Blessed be the name of the Lord!!
    Again, our love, prayers & deepest sympathy extended to your entire family! You all are to be praised for the great love, care & family support for Landen. He knew his family loved him & he knew God loved him & had a special place prepared for him! Landen & his parents & siblings are surely “Heroes” in my eyes for standing firm for the Lord! God bless you all with comfort & peace!! Love, Geraldine & Donald Tuck ❤️🙏

  10. Sabrina Bingham September 16, 2019 at 5:04 pm #

    So sorry for your loss been following his story and he was a true light for so many now he is dancing with jesus you all are in our prayers

  11. Barbara Boykin September 16, 2019 at 5:46 pm #

    So sorry for your loss, Landen will always be remembered. He touched many lives with his Faith and testimony.Prayers for you all ❤🙏❤

  12. Misty Rabun September 16, 2019 at 6:14 pm #

    Prayers for the family ❤️God will give you the PEACE you need.

  13. Annette King September 16, 2019 at 7:27 pm #

    As I set here and read this, it takes me back when my sweet boy past with cancer. Brandon was a Downs child and live a full life till he turned 35. On Sept.17,2018 we were told our boy had cancer and had just a few days to three weeks to live, he went home to be with the Lord Oct.15,2018. I didn’t think I could keep going without my sweet boy, but God’s Grace, Mercy, and Love I have walked all most a year without my son. He is at rest and so is your sweet boy. God has taken all the pain away. He will walk each day He will make each step you take easier. You never get over it, but you learn to be at Peace! God Bless!

  14. Terri Pressley September 16, 2019 at 8:13 pm #

    I’m so sorry to hear about sweet little Landon. He will be missed. God gained a beautiful little angel . Terri Pressley

  15. Maxine September 16, 2019 at 9:26 pm #

    Our prayers are with you and your family

  16. Judy Murray September 17, 2019 at 12:28 am #

    My thoughts and prayers continue to be with all the family. May God give you peace and comfort during this time knowing that Landen is no longer in pain and that he is with Jesus that he love so much. Landen will be missed by a lot of people. God Bless All Of The Family.

  17. Dorita Williams McCracken September 17, 2019 at 5:54 am #

    Landen made a huge impact on my life. What an amazing testimony he has been to so many, in such a short time. Thank the Lord we will see him soon. While it seems an eternity to us, to Landen it will be in the blink of an eye. Prayers for the Lord to strengthen you with His love, hope and peace that only He can give. ❤️ Thank you for allowing us to witness Landen’s legacy.

  18. Ciera smith September 17, 2019 at 9:31 am #

    My heart breaks 💔 but may God be with yall during this time I will continue to pray for yall Landen will be missed dearly he was a sweet Lil boy that loved so many people 💞

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