He retired from service in the United States Army and served most recently in the Iraq War during operation Enduring Freedom where he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal.
He was the son of the late Rosevelt Johnson
He is survived by his wife, Katherine Johnson of Harrisburg, Ill.; one son, Dario Johnson of Colo.; and his mother, Vora (Finn) Rodgers of Dallas, Texas. Also surviving are two sisters, Janet Johnson of Dallas, Texas and Patricia Brackens of Mesquite, Texas; four brothers, Nell Johnson, Chris Johnson, and Roger Johnson all of Dallas, Texas; and Leon Johnson of Mesquite, Texas.
Inurnment with military honors were held December 9. in the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West in Hopkinsville.