Stanley ‘Pepper’ Johnson, Veteran Firefighter, to be Buried at Quantico
– September 2, 2013 8:46 pm
DUMFRIES, Va. – A firefighter who spent years in the Dumfries-Triangle Fire Department passed away after a battle with cancer.
Captain Stanley “Pepper” Johnson died Monday, Aug. 26 and will be buried on Wednesday at Quantico National Cemetery.
Before his death, Johnson visited a firehouse in Dumfries during a tearful reunion one last time to thank his friends and family, and those he served with while in the fire department.
More on the funeral arrangements in a press release:
Lifetime Operational Member Captain Stanley Johnson (MSgt USMC Ret.) passed away this morning after a battle with cancer. Known as “Pepper” to many in the Fire and Rescue communities across Northern Virginia, his legacy of Fire and EMS based training was experienced by many in both the Career and Volunteer services over the past two decades. He will be greatly missed by all.
Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones across the country.
UPDATE – 8/27/2013
The following funeral arrangements have been made for Captain Stanley “Pepper” Johnson.
Date: Wednesday September 4, 2013
Location: Mt Bethel Baptist Church, 75 Rhode Island Ave, NW, Wash DC 20001
Viewing: 10am – 11am
Service: 11am – 12:30pm
Burial: Quantico National Cemetery – 2pm
Repast: Immediately After Burial at Dumfries –Triangle Vol. Fire Dept. Social Hall, 18321 Jefferson Davis Highway, Triangle VA 22172