Our Valued Staff

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

  • Gerald Johnson Jr.,

    Gerald Johnson Jr.,, Founder (1955-2023)

  • Dominique  Johnson

    Dominique Johnson, CEO

    Dominique Johnson is a graduate from Wayne State University Mortuary Science Program class of 2021.Dominique is currently the general manager at The House of Johnson Funeral Home, under the tutelage of his father, Gerald Johnson, Jr, also a Wayne State Mortuary Science Graduate. Dominique is an active member in his community. He is a member of the National Funeral Directors Association, the Michigan Funeral Directors Association, the Michigan Select Funeral Director Association, the Michigan Funeral Directors Relay (Recently Licensed and Young Funeral Professionals),the National Funeral Directors & Morticians Association, Heritage Funeral Group, and serves as secretary of the Michigan Select Funeral Director Association, Director of Membership of Heritage Funeral Group and past President of Wayne State University Mortuary Science Program class of 2021.Dominique feels it is rewarding working in the funeral industry. The countless lives that you touch and provide healing too. The joy of helping families bring closure at a time when they are most vulnerable means the world to him.When away from the funeral industry, Dominique spends his time camping and cruising.

  • Rashad Robinson

    Rashad Robinson, Funeral Home Apprentice

    A proud graduate of Mumford High School, Class of 2006, I carried forward the values of community and service into my further studies. In 2023, I achieved a significant milestone, graduating from Gupton Jones College of Funeral Services, where I honed my skills and deepened my understanding of this noble profession.Currently, I am furthering my education at Midwest Theological College, pursuing a Bachelor’s in Theology. This pursuit is driven by my belief in the power of spiritual support and comfort during times of loss. It resonates deeply with my personal philosophy, "Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted," a guiding verse from Matthew? ?5?:?4? that underscores my approach to serving families.My aspiration to serve in the funeral industry is rooted in a profound realization: there is no greater feeling than to stand beside a family in their most painful time, offering a shoulder to lean on. My commitment to empathy and compassion is unwavering, ensuring that every family knows they do not face their grief alone.As a proud member of the National Funeral Director and Mortician Association, I am connected to a network of professionals who share a commitment to excellence in service. My ambition doesn't stop here; I endeavor to impart my knowledge and experience as an instructor at a Mortuary School, aspiring to inspire the next generation of funeral service professionals.At the core of my service is a promise: to walk with you through every step of this difficult journey, providing comfort, care, and a compassionate ear. In your moments of need, remember that you aren't alone. At our funeral home, you'll find more than just services; you'll find a partner in your journey of remembrance and healing.

  • Gerald  McLean

    Gerald McLean, Elite Guard Pallbearer

    Gerald L. McLean is a hardworking staff member. He also is a local musician, serving in the capacity of minister of music as well as staff minister at Breakers Covenant Church International. Gerald also serves in local social justice reform. Gerald is a husband of 19 years, as well as a father and grandfather. His passion when he's not working is participating in the local Bike Life scene, serving as the President of the Detroit Saints Bike Club.

  • Wade  Wheeler

    Wade Wheeler, Administrative Assistant - Detroit Chapel

    Wade Wheeler is married and father of 7 beautiful children and also has a associates degree in computer science. At The House of Johnson Funeral Home, Wade handles all the paperwork and making sure all families request are met. When not serving families, Wade enjoys photography, traveling, and exotic cars.

  • Sherrie  Campbell

    Sherrie Campbell, Adminstrative Assistant - Jackson Chapel

    Sherrie Campbell serves as a funeral attendant at the Jackson location. Sherrie assists with funeral arrangements and funeral services. Sherrie has been with The House of Johnson Funeral Home for 3 years and has several years in customer service.Sherrie is a dog lover, great cook, likes playing cards and truly loves interacting and comforting patrons on her job. When you enter The House of Johnson Funeral Home, Sherrie will always greet you with a smile and ready to assist when called upon. Sherrie is also a member at Second Missionary Baptist Church in Jackson, Michigan.

  • D'Artagnan Benford

    D'Artagnan Benford, Elite Guard Pallbearer

  • John  Smith

    John Smith, Elite Guard Pallbearer

  • Christopher  McLean

    Christopher McLean, Elite Guard Pallbearer

  • Christopher  Penn

    Christopher Penn, Elite Guard Pallbearer

  • James  Thomas

    James Thomas, Elite Guard Pallbearer

    James E. Thomas, Jr. is a Detroit native born January 18, 1989. He was born into a family with a very unique history in the craft of railroading. Following the path of his father, uncles and grandfathers, James continues to follow the tradition and has for almost a decade. James also has a great passion for music. Since age 9, James has played at least one instrument, won multiple state marching band championships, and has become a staple music producer in the local Detroit Hip Hop scene as "Somesetjay". Besides railroading and music, James also has a great passion for his family including his son, step-son, and fiance.

  • Cedric  Wheeler

    Cedric Wheeler, Elite Guard Pallbearer

  • George  Ferguson

    George Ferguson, Elite Guard Pallbearer

    George is a married father of 2 and is also certified personal trainer and youth group director. George joined The House of Johnson Funeral Home in 2015 and has been a great asset to the company. While not working, George enjoys fishing, concerts, bowling, rebuilding classic cars, and loves reading the word of God.

  • Jason  Seay

    Jason Seay, Elite Guard Pallbearer

  • Nathan  Campbell

    Nathan Campbell, Elite Guard Pallbearer

  • Andrew  Griffin

    Andrew Griffin, Chapel Organist

    Andrew Griffin is the chapel musician at The House of Johnson Funeral Home. Andrew has been minister of music at The New Testament MBC for over 10 years. He is a husband to Laroya Griffin and father of 4 beautiful girls. Andrew has been a director with LegalShield for over 12 years. Andrew believes in empowering others through faith, family and health.

  • Amelia Someah-Kwaw

    Amelia Someah-Kwaw, Chapel Singer