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Chase Diego Johnson

Chapel Hill, NC: Mr. Chase Diego Johnson, age 26, passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at his residence. Private Funeral Services will be held.

Chase was born on August 9, 1994 in Johnston County. He received his Bachelor’s degree from UNC Chapel Hill on May 8, 2016 in Political Science. Chase received his Master’s degree in May of 2021 from Duke-Sanford School of Public Policy and did research for higher education with American Institute for Research.


Surviving include his mother, Wendy Upchurch and fiancé, Scott Rio of Smithfield; father, Larry Johnson and fiancé, Eva Santini of Chapel Hill; sister and brother, Sara Upchurch and Channing Rio both of Smithfield; maternal grandparents, Roger Allen and wife, Teresa of Four Oaks; paternal grandparents, Laurence Johnson, Sr. of Raleigh, Carmen Miranda of Georgia; abuelita, Aida Santini of Fayetteville; several loving aunts, uncles and cousins.

Chase was a higher education advocate and the family would like for you to donate to Shaw University in Chase's memory at https://shaw.edu/donate/.


Condolences may be sent to the family at www.roseandgraham.com
Arrangement by Rose and Graham Funeral Home in Four Oaks.


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Sending all the love and light in the world to comfort you guys right now. My heart breaks for your loss. Your baby grew into a fine young man. ♡♡

Tammy Butler Aug 16 2021 3:43 AM

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Tammy Butler Aug 16 2021 3:21 AM

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Alex Lalas Aug 14 2021 11:50 AM

Very sorry for your loss. Chase was such a kind, gentle and bright person.

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