They Call Him "Rambo"

by David Johnson

 

December 28, 2023

Rambo, along with his two older sisters, Viola Davis and Brenda Johnson, at a Tennessee Orphans Home reunion

His check has been signed by the Lewis County School District in Tennessee for forty years, but he works for the kids.

Generations of kids know the tall, thin man who always has a smile and encouraging word and who keeps the interior and exterior of their school looking nice as "Rambo", a nickname he earned when he first started working there and was the antithesis of the Sylvester Stallone character.

Why does he enjoy being around the kids? Because he understands what it's like to struggle in school. He was eighteen years old when he was in the eighth grade and didn't graduated high scho...



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