Perry Johnson Jr., (known as PJ by many) 70, passed away Monday, December 6, 2016 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff, Ark.

Johnson was born July 18, 1946 to the late Perry and Cleo Johnson, Sr., in Tarry, Ark. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from AM&N College. Johnson was the owner and operator of PJ’s Night Club in Pine Bluff, Ark. for 38 years.

PJ is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years, Sandra Evans Johnson; daughters, Tinia Johnson, Tiffany Johnson, Tammy Johnson, Tiny Johnson, Shayla Moore & Trinia Surratt; sons Perry Johnson, III, Oscric Johnson, Kenneth Johnson, Eric Nichols, Derrick Billups, De’Marlone Bell & Stacy Rodgers; one brother, Joe Arrington and one sister, Gwendolyn Dickson; a host of grandchildren, other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 11 a.m. at New St. Hurricane Baptist Church in Pine Bluff .

Public viewing today from 5-7 p.m. at Christian Way Funeral Home.