Virginia bass player and musician Javon Johnson has passed away unexpectedly.
What happened to Javon Johnson?
Javon Johnson, a professional musician and Virginia native, passed away yesterday, March 23, 2023. Brittany Sessoms, CEO of the Eduzi Foundation, announced the news of Johnson’s passing earlier in a Facebook post.
Javon Johnson JJ! You’re playing more for real now! I’m having a hard time believing you’re really gone and never coming back. But I will praise you for one thing, and this is so hard to accept, that I see you acting on your true God-given gift here on earth has given me complete life! No, we don’t talk everyday. But when I see you..or even on fb…always, “Britt I’m proud of you” or “Hey Judy!” Better believe that. You were one of the funniest yet most talented and talented musicians I’ve ever known! May you rest in peace, may God give strength to your children, family, friends, the list goes on! You are gone, but there is no way to forget you! VA has lost a real one! Before you leave this earth, I know I will see you play at the BET Awards, Grammy Awards or something.
Javon Johnson grew up in Virginia Beach and was born in Chesapeake, Virginia. He is a freelance drummer and professional musician. Javon is undoubtedly the funniest, but also one of the most talented and talented musicians many have ever met. His talent as a musician and his integrity are unmatched.
Cause of death for Javon Johnson
Julian Riggs, senior pastor of the Church of Destiny, said,
Bro. Javon Johnson. We pray for his mother Vernetta Smith, his bonus mother Renita Whitfield, his children and fiance Altodiva Ellis. He will be greatly missed. I had the privilege of teaching him. He worked wholeheartedly in the Church of Destiny as a loyal musician. Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal.
While the cause of death has yet to be confirmed, local media are speculating that Javon Johnson was involved in a fatal car accident in Virginia.
No further information is provided. Details of the accident have not been released. Thoughts and prayers are with his wife, family and ministries during this difficult time.