Paul Ervin Johnson passed away on July 17th, 2019 at Harborview Hospital. Paul was born August 3rd, 1996 to Alaina and Curtis Johnson in Renton Washington.

He graduated from Kent Meridian High School in 2015. God, family and basketball were his passions in life. He and his father shared a love for the North Carolina Tar Heels. He loved shoes and was a fashion trendsetter. He had a goofy personality with an infectious smile and a generous spirit that touched everyone he met.

On the day Paul left this earth his nephew, Antony Paul was born bringing a bright light to a very dark time. We believe he high fived his Uncle Paul on his way from the heavens.

Paul is preceded in death by his beloved father Curtis. He is survived by his mother Alaina, nana Doreen Chasey, sister Decorba (Dee) Johnson, brother Antony (TJ) Ligon-Booker, niece Jekiyah White, nephews La Tre and Antony Paul, the love of his life and mother of his child Malia Vaifo’ou and his most cherished one year old daughter Rose Emeliana Johnson.

The Vaifo’ou family will be holding a viewing on July 27th at 10 am at St. Stephen the Martyr in Renton. A celebration of life will be held July 28th at 10am at Kent Meridian High School Gymnasium.

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