Johnie was born on August 9th, 1960, in Akron, Ohio, to parents Johnie L. Brazile Sr. and La’Verne Tina Brazile.
Johnie was a great family man and a loving father. He was a social, active man. He enjoyed riding his bike, playing games on his phone, and spending time with his family. His family and friends will always remember him as a comedian and an amazing person.
Johnie is survived by his children, Dontay Laramore, Tammy Walker, Carmen Esquilin-Brazile-Merchant (Jose), and India Esquilin; his siblings, Garland McCraney, Nathan Brazile, Lisa McCraney-Odom, Rhonda Brazile-Black, Carlisa Alli (Aaron), Stacie Brazile-Armstead and brother-in-law Garrick Black Sr.; his grandchildren, Aaliyah, Ameri, My’Kala Esquilin, Jose Merchant Jr., William Johnson Jr., and Peyton Johnson; his nieces and nephews, Deangelo, Damon, Darshawn, Darlisa McCraney, Darrell Smith, Daneatrea Odom, Lucrecia Tolbert-Rogers, Garrick (Daisiree) Black II, Brittani Armstead, Ashley Armstead, NeGail Rouse, Paris (Jillian) Rouse, Nathan Brazile Jr., Jaivon Brazile, and Jasmine Brazile; his special family April Brazile, Derek Davis, and Lucy O’Malley and a host of other family and friends. He is preceded in death by his father, Johnie L. Brazile Sr.; his mother, La’Verne Tina Brazile; and his aunts, Cynthia McCraney, Beatrice Hill, and Diana Futch.