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Celebrating the life of

Gary Lindsey Johnson

Passed away on April 04, 2023

Gary Lindsey Johnson

Gary Lindsey Johnson, passed away on April 4, 2023 after a brief illness.

The Savannah native was the son of the late Truman and Hazel Porter Johnson. Gary was a 1970 graduate of Savannah High School and attended Armstrong State College, where he studied Business Administration and was a brother and past president of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity. He owned and operated Johnson Air in Thunderbolt for more than 40 years. Gary served with the 117th Air National Guard. He loved the waterways surrounding Chatham County and the mountains of Western North Carolina. 

Gary will be sadly missed by his wife of 40 years, Cynthia Carlyle Johnson; and his beloved English Cocker Spaniels.

Graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 6, 2023 in Bonaventure Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the cemetery for one hour prior to the service. 

In lieu of flowers, the family suggest donations be made in Gary’s memory to The American Cancer Society, 428 Bull Street, Unit 205, Savannah, GA 31401.




So sorry to hear of Gary's passing. Always enjoyed our many conversations and he was the best neighbor. May he rest in peace.

- Ben and Melissa Wells, Savsnnah, Ga

So sorry to hear about Gary’s passing. We surely will miss him a more so his stories. He definitely loved his wife and his dogs. May you rest in peace

- Brian and Dee Fritts, Savannah , Ga

My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. I got to know Gary through mutual friends and always enjoyed being around him.

- Jay Haynes , SAVANNAH, GA

Sorry for your loss Cindy. Gary was a good man!

- Mike Cobb, Savannah, GA

I am saddened to hear of Gary’s passing. My condolences to you Cindy and your family

- Frances & Bobby Kennedy , Reidsville , GA

Will miss Gary’s wit and advice. Remember so much. Your first home, wedding, boating and mountain homes My love to you

- Jackie Watson, Metter , Ga

I'm very sorry for your loss and that I will not be able to attend. My thoughts will be with you.

- Harold Julius Atkinson, Savannah, Georgia

So very sorry to hear this sad news, I really enjoyed working with Gary and learned quite a bit from him during that time. He will be missed, our prayers and condolences.

- Randy and Colleen Grier, Richmond Hill, GA

I'm so sorry to hear of Gary's passing. I will always be thankful for the time at Johnson Air. Gary always looked out for me and I appreciate him so much. Sending love and prayers.

- Dana Vincent, Collins, GA

What a great guy! I have known him since SHS and have always liked him. I also got into HVAC, and I was glad we could help each other. All that knew him are sad that he's departed.

- Michael Joseph Gross, Savannah, GA

Cindy, I am so sorry to hear of Gary’s passing. You have my deepest sympathy. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

- Billy Walker, Richmond Hill, GA

Cindy, Roddy and I are so sorry to hear about Gary. He such a wonderful guy. May the perpetual light shine upon him.

- Amy and Roddy Hatch, Savannah , Ga

I was so very sorry to read of Gary's passing, Cindy. I'll be holding you in my thoughts and prayers during this incredibly sad time in your life. Diane

- Diane C Burford Thompson, Savannah, GA

I worked for Gary for many years, he was always full of life, genuine and always had the best weekend stories. I was saddened to hear of his passing. Condolences to Cindy “crash” Carlyle!

- Amy Sanders, Springfield , Ga

Shocked, was what Julia and I felt upon hearing about Gary's passing. He was a good friend, straight shooter, and he knew his trade. Gary loved Cindy and we never had a conversation without his mentioning Cindy. I enjoyed his stories so very much and I always made time to listen as long as he would talk. What stories he could tell. I will miss him so very much.

- Gordon A and Julia H Smith , Savannah , GA

RIP BOSS MAN many good memories since 1985 took the time to show me the trade I'll never forget you. So sorry for your loss Cindy. David DeLoach

- Deloach, Savannah, Ga

Mrs.Cindy I am so sorry about your loss.Mr.Johnson was a wonderful person,and will be missed by me.

- Betty Arnett, Savannah, Georgia

My heart aches at this news. Gary was a dear friend. My condolences to his family.

- kimberly fowler, Savannah,, GA

Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Cindy, during this time. We have great memories of Gary from fraternity days. Rest in Peace Brother.

- Anne and James Byerly, Kansas City, MO

So sorry to hear about Gary he was a good man,he helped me alot!!

- Brian L Fritts, Savannah , Ga

Cindy, I am so sorry for your loss. Please reach out. Nothing prepares you for the loss of your husband. My love and prayers are with you.

- Cheryl Simmons, Savannah, Ga

Cindy so Sorry to hear about Gary passing.

- Murray Morris , Ellabel , Ga

From your brother in North Georgia you will be missed. Happy Happy trails good friend.

- Donald Ansley , Cornelia , Georgia

Cindy, I was out of town last week but Stuart let me know about Gary. My heart aches for you. Gary was a dear man, so in love with you, and always brought joy into the atmosphere! May the Lord bless with you with an abundance of peace and comfort as you travel down through the grieving process. It is a difficult one for sure. Love and hugs, Ouida

- Ouida Fox, Savannah, GA

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel