Song Writer Tim Johnson Dies

NASHVILLE, TN (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Prolific country muic songwriter Tim Johnson, the man who penned hits like Daryle Singletary's "I Let her Lie" and Jimmy Wayne's "Do you believe in me now" died on October 21st after a battle with cancer. He was 52 at the time of his passing.

A native of Orgeon, Johnson helped pen more than 100 major label cuts over the course of his career and in addition tot he aforementioned songs, he also wrote hits such as Tracy Lawrence’s “Up to Him,” Tim Rushlow’s “She Misses Him,” and Joey + Rory’s “Remember Me."

Tim also co-produced Blaine Larsen's first two albums Off To Join The World, and Rockin' You Tonight, on Giantslayer Records.

In addition to his songwriting and production work, Johnson was a board member for the Nashville Songwriters Association International and was a co-founder of an organization called The Song Trust, which released music by new artists under the Song Trust name.

Johnson is survived by his wife and two children. – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers