Funeral services for Charles Johnson, age 80, of Sulphur Springs will be conducted at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, August 4, 2016 at Wesley United Methodist Church with Rev. Steve Cook officiating. Visitation will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at West Oaks Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Brashear Cemetery with Sam Johnson, Todd Nance, Chris Kelly, David Kelly, Scott Hammans, Scotty Stewart, Christopher Taliaferro and Owen Kelly serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be the Wesleyan Sunday School Class. Mr. Johnson passed away Sunday, July 31, 2016 at U. T. Southwestern Medical Center of Dallas.
Mr. Johnson was born on March 23, 1936 in Sulphur Springs the son of E. A. Johnson and Clemmie Slatter Johnson. He married Marge Stewart on October 26, 1957 in Brashear. She survives. Mr. Johnson retired as production planner for Raytheon for 38 years. He was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church.
In addition to his wife Marge he is survived by two sons, Jeff Johnson and wife Debbie, Kent Johnson and wife Jozie all of Sulphur Springs, daughter, Jill Kelly and husband Chris of Prosper, grandchildren, Rachel Taliaferro and husband Christopher, Brooke Dederick and husband Doug, Chris Kelly, David Kelly, Owen Kelly, Scott Hammans and wife Stephanie and Ashley Johnson, great-grandchildren, Autumn, John, Aysia, Kloie, Shevy and Grace.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Paul Johnson and Kenneth Johnson. In lieu of flowers the family request donations to Wesley Methodist Church, 614 Texas Street, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482.
Arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home.