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Justin Maurell, “Philly Phil“ and “Cap” Johnson

Justin Maurell, “Philly Phil“ and “Cap” Johnson


Justin Maurell, “Philly Phil“ and “Cap” Johnson, 29, of Decatur, Ga., went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021.

Born on Feb. 19, 1992, in Medina, N.Y., he was the loving son of Justin J. and Lesley (Riley) Johnson.

Justin excelled playing for the Medina Mustangs, -1 Jersey in Football and graduated from Medina High School in 2011. After graduating from high school, he was employed at Brunner International, Associated Brands and Orleans Pallet Company. In 2020, he moved to Decatur, Ga., to be close to his mother and was working as a Supervisor of FedEx. He enjoyed football and was a die-hard Philadelphia Eagles fan. Justin was always fly on the latest fashions and wore all the current trends. Above all, Justin was a devoted and loving father to his three children.

Justin is survived by his parents, Justin J. (Laylanny) Johnson of Haughton, La., and Lesley Kamal (Khabeer)Johnson of Decatur, Ga.; two grandfathers, Willie Riley, and Alan Johnson; grandmother, Katherine Johnson; his loving companion, Ebony Taylor; his three children, Justin Maurell “Scoop” Johnson Jr., Jaelle Johnson and Jaceon Johnson; siblings, Justice “Alex” Johnson, Kyla Johnson, Tevin Johnson, Taj Johnson, Bobby Johnson, Brooklyn Johnson, and Justin Johnson; three uncles, Willie Riley, Trey (Erin) Johnson, and Dion Johnson, Also surviving are a host of other dear family members, cousins and friends.

Relatives and friends may call on Monday, Oct. 4, 2021, from 12-3 p.m. at the Oak Orchard Assembly of God Church, 12111 Ridge Rd, Medina, NY 14103, where a Going Home service will be celebrated at 3 p.m. with the visiting Pastor, Aldora Bloom, officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family for the care of Justin’s loving children.

Arrangements were entrusted to the Bogan & Tuttle Funeral Home, 226 Pearl St., Medina, NY 14103. Please light a candle or share a memory of Justin at:

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