Quinton LaVarda Johnson, 80, affectionately known as "D,” was born in Hampton, Virginia, to the late Ethel Mae Judge and Samuel Johnson on September 30, 1943. Quinton, a longtime resident of Richmond, Virginia, earned his wings and went home to his final resting place on October 22, 2023, with his devoted wife by his side. At an early age, Quinton found Christ as his Savior. He was baptized at Bethel AME Church. His favorite hobby as a child was playing the saxophone in school. Later in life, he enjoyed playing part-time with a local jazz band in Hampton, Virginia. He enjoyed listening to all genres of music throughout the years. Quinton was a huge fan of football. He played for the Phoebus High School football team. He even played half-back on the RedSkins Farm Team. He was also fond of unique and antique cars. He was a longtime employee of the Mimms Funeral Home in Richmond, Virginia, for 10 years.\nIt was there that he was able to stay connected to his passion for cars by being responsible for the\ndetailing and maintenance of the cars. He took great pride in his work. Quinton leaves to cherish the memories of his life with his loving spouse, Catherine A. Johnson. They met in Troy, New York, in 1969. Throughout their wonderful years of marriage, they loved\nwatching movies, dancing, and going to concerts. Their most prized accomplishment out of their union was two sons, Quinton and Eric. A loving and devoted husband, father, son, brother, and friend, he also leaves his life memories and legacy to his two sons, Quinton Johnson (Andrea) and Eric Johnson (Keoke) both from New Jersey. He adored them both and enjoyed the\nrelationship he had with both of them. Quinton absolutely loved being a grandfather. He admired\nhis grandchildren: Naji Johnson, Justin Clarke, Brittany McIntosh, Madison McIntosh, Laila Johnson, Noah Johnson, and Myla Johnson. He also had one great-grandchild Nyla Johnson, all of New Jersey. Although he lived in Virginia, distance could not keep him from keeping up with all their activities. He treasured the times he spent with them during his many visits.\nHe will also be missed by his siblings: Sister, Tori Dubois (LaRon), of Brooklyn, New York, and his brother, Tyrone Priyor (Nina), of Florida. He also had many friends and extended family that will miss him dearly, including a host of nieces and nephews. Quinton will always be remembered as an extraordinarily devoted husband to his wife, an enormously loving father to his sons, and an encouraging grandfather to all his grandchildren.\nHis memory and legacy will live on in the hearts of all those who loved him. \n\nWe will miss Quinton “D” every day.