Memorial services for Larry W. Johnson, 75, were held Saturday, January 13, 2018, at the First United Methodist Church in Teague. Dr. Stephen Diaz will officiated.
Mr. Johnson passed away on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at Providence Healthcare in Waco.
He was born in his grandparent’s home near Newby in Leon County, Texas on August 25, 1942. Larry grew up in Pasadena, Texas and graduated from South Houston High School, Class of 1961. He attended Texas A&M, Southwest Texas University and graduated with his bachelors degree from Sam Houston State University. Larry taught and coached in Pasadena, Snook, Normangee and Teague ISD for about 30 years. He enjoyed fishing, raising horses, raising cattle and numerous other animals. “He had his own zoo.” Larry was a longtime member of First United Methodist Church in Teague. He loved his home in Teague, it’s where he wanted to be.
He is survived by his wife, Beverly Johnson of Teague; two sons, Randy Johnson and wife, Suzanne, of Cedar Park, Troy Johnson and wife, Kristi, of Bullard; four grandchildren, Jordan Johnson, Aaron Johnson, Emily Johnson, Jake Johnson; two sisters, Sandra Malloch and husband, J. David, of South Lake, and Carrol O’Brien of Montgomery; one brother, Greg Johnson and wife, Carin, of Mena, Arkansas; three stepchildren, Karen Seymour, David W. Duncan and James E. Duncan; six step-grandchildren, Megan Heil, Mary Kate Penn, Emily C. Seymour, Travis C. Seymour, Michael D. Seymour, Naomi C. Seymour; one great-grandchild, Amelia Rose Penn.
Mr. Johnson was preceded in death by his son, Tracy Johnson, and one step-grandson, Thomas Seymour.
The family requests memorials be made to the Friends of the Teague Public Library, 400 Main Street, Teague, Texas 75860.
Bowers Funeral Home of Teague was in charge of the arrangements.
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