Monday, February 2, 2009

Donald Ray Johnson 1932-2008

Graveside funeral services for Donald Ray "Don" Johnson, age 76 of Leona, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, July 17, 2008 at the Evans Chapel Cemetery in Leona, Texas. Rev. Leroy Skaggs will officiate at the service.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 16, 2008 from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with the family present from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Walters Funeral Home in Centerville, Texas. Don Johnson was born on July 13, 1932 in Montgomery County, Texas to John & Bell (Quinn) Johnson. Mr. Johnson served as pastor and founder of the Lakewood Assembly of God Church on East Mount Houston Road in Houston in the 1950's. He married his wife, Kathy, on October 5, 1968 and together, they owned and operated Custom Care Service, a car detailing service, for 27 years. Mr. Johnson and his wife had lived in the Leon County area since 1981. At the time of his death, he was the owner and operator of the Town Café in Centerville. Don also enjoyed fishing. He was preceded in death by his parents; three sons, Kenneth, Van and Jeff; three brothers and five sisters. Don passed away in Madisonville on Monday evening, July 14, 2008. Surviving family includes his wife of almost 40 years, Kathy Johnson of Leona, Texas; son, Michael Anthony Ross and his wife, Briggith of Lawrenceville, Georgia; daughter, Tina Latham of Katy, Texas; sisters, Ethel, Alma, Elna and Arlene; five grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Wed. July 16, 2008 , 1 p.m. - 8 p.m. at the Walters Funeral Home.

Thu. July 17, 2008 , 10 a.m. at Evans Chapel Cemetery

610 S Commerce St
Centerville, TX 75833
(903) 536-2551

1 comment:

  1. Rest in Peace Mr. Johnson! I met you through Van. I was a friend of Van's and David Blatt! Van was a great Friend who I sure miss! You and Van Rest in Peace!