Booker W. (B.W.) Johnson, 42, an employe of Giant Foods and a resident of the Washington area since 1956, died Monday in a hospital in Roanoke Rapids, N.C., as a result of injuries he suffered in an car accident on Feb. 14.
A spokesman for the North Carolina Highway Patrol said Mr. Johnson was driving on US-158 near Roanoke Rapids when his car crossed the median line and collided with an oncoming vehicle.
Mr. Johnson was taken to Halifax Memorial Hospital, where he died. Police said the driver and the passenger in the second car also were hospitalized.
A native of Morven, N.C., Mr. Johnson had worked for Giant since moving here. He was a regional grocery superviser with the company at the time of his death. He lived in Chapel Park in Prince George's County and had gone to North Carolina to attend a funeral.
He was a member of the Overseas Fish and Hunt Club.
His marriage to the former Sylvia Wright ended in divorce.
Survivors include five daughters, Danita Johnson Green and Monique, Mia, and Kris Johnson, all of Camp Springs, and Dana Johnson, of District Heights; his mother, Bradie Johnson of Morven; a sister, Mrytle Mackins of Charlotte, N.C.; two brothers, Arthur Lee Johnson of Morven, and Lavoid J. Johnson of Detroit, and one grandchild.