Bishop Robert Thomas Johnson was born on January 23, 1922 to the late James and Lillian Fields Johnson Lemons in Portsmouth, VA. He departed this life for his heavenly reward on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving wife and family. He was a resident of Cambridge for 80 years.\n \n\n\n\n He was baptized on August 15, 1957 at Great Marsh and in the same year he was called to the ministry at Pentecostal Temple under the leadership of the Late Bishop Samuel Brisco, Sr.\n \n\n\n\n Bishop Thomas was ordained in 1981 at the First Born Pentecostal Church and began his ministry as the Pastor and founder Full Gospel Pentecostal Church on Race Street in May of 1995.\n \n\n\n\n After the death of his first wife, Elder Johnson closed his ministry at Full Gospel Pentecostal and began fellowshipping at Family Tabernacle of Faith Church under the leadership of Overseer Francis Bryant, where he was appointed to the office of Bishop an office he held until his death on April 10.\n \n\n\n\n In December of 1951, he married to the late Mae Brisco and they remained together until her death in June 1983. From this marriage they had one son, Paul.\n \n\n\n\n Bishop Johnson remained faithful to his calling all his life. In April 2001, he met and married his loving wife, Emma Hawkins and they remained together until death did they part.\n \n\n\n\n Bishop Johnson loved and served the Lord with all his heart and lived daily to please his Savior.\n \n\n\n\n He leaves to cherish his memories, his wife of 14 years and 10 months, Emma Johnson. Two sons Paul, and his wife Tammy Johnson of Baltimore, MD and Jamar Spencer of Arlington, VA.\n \n\n\n\n He is also survived by 12 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren one sister, Louise Price, CA, three brothers Cornelius and his wife Margie Johnson and Vernon Johnson, both of Cambridge and Clevon and his wife Kay of Savannah, GA.\n \n\n\n\n Bishop Johnson was preceded in death by his parents James and Lillian Fields Johnson Lemon, two brothers, James, Jr. and John Alfred and three sisters, Susie Lee Hack, Oreatha Askins, Vera Johnson.\n \n\n\n\n Bishop Johnson is also survived by a host of nephews, nieces and friends of the faith.