John Lee Brisbon, aka“Country,” the son of Christine Wilson and Moise Rogers, was born on July 18, 1953, in Lee County. He entered rest at his home in Rembert, South Carolina, on June 10, 2021.
John was educated in the Lee County Public School System. He was a great football and basketball player for Bishopville High School. He graduated in 1972 and moved to Patterson, New Jersey, in 1973. He later moved to Maywood, New Jersey, where he resided until relocating back to Rembert, South Carolina, on October 1, 2020. He was a supervisor for an NBSC book company in New Jersey for 25 years. John was later employed as an Environmental Specialist at Valley Hospital System in Woodland, New Jersey, retiring in 2020. He was a very
dedicated and hard worker.
John was also a very loving and caring person. He enjoyed being outdoors, “getting his steps in,” as he would say, meditating, and gazing into these beautiful South Carolina skies, where he spent most of the day after moving back home. His favorite saying was “Life is good.”
He was preceded in death by his mother, Christine Wilson; his father, Moise Rogers; all of his siblings, Robert Goodman, Georgianna Wilson, Donnie Wilson, Nathaniel Wilson, Wayne Wilson, and Patricia Wilson; his daughter, Tara Brisbon; and a special uncle, Herbert Brisbon, Sr. John leaves to cherish his memories: his oldest son, John Brisbon, Jr. of Bishopville, South Carolina; his son, Michael (Carol) Brisbon of the home, Rembert, South Carolina; his daughter, Ronica (Nick-Roy) Green of Milton, Georgia; his son, Corey Brisbon of Union City, New Jersey; his son, Jonathen Brisbon of Piscataway, New Jersey; two granddaughters, Kadejha Frazier and Valorie Brisbon, both of New Jersey; two grandsons, Tristan (Rikiah) Shaw of Sumter, South Carolina, and Micah Brisbon of Rembert, South Carolina; two great-grandchildren, Tanayah Shaw and Lauren Shaw, both of Sumter, South Carolina; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
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