Tommy Johnson, 97, died on Monday, October 4, 2021.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, October 10, 2021, at Resthaven Cemetery in McCamey, Texas. Arrangements are under the care of Shaffer-Nichols Funeral Homes of McCamey & Crane.
Tommy spent most of his early years on the family ranch west of McCamey. He attended school in Sheffield and McCamey. He graduated from McCamey High School and attended Texas A&M for two years. He was a member of the University Mounted Cavalry and the wrestling team.
He married Kathryn Joiner on Thanksgiving, November 25, 1948. They were faithful to each other more than 50 years. Tommy believed and obeyed God’s Word. He loved the Lord’s Church and was a member of the Emerson Street Church of Christ from the day he was baptized. He loved his family, the church, McCamey, Texas, ranching, storytelling, and the Aggies.
He often expressed gratitude and appreciation to the citizens of McCamey and the doctors, nurses, certified nursing assistants of the McCamey Hospital, McCamey Convalescent Center, and Interim Hospice.
Tommy was preceded in death by his wife, Kathryn; his parents, Theodore Willis and Alma Mae Johnson; one brother, James Wesley Johnson; all his sisters and their husbands, Phyllis and BB Ingram, Yvonne and Sam Selby, Ellen and Garland Dean, Mona and Jerry Lambeth; Kathryn’s sisters and their husbands, Betty and Bill Green, Bonnie and Frank Robbins; and son-in-law, Donnie Anderson.
Tommy is survived by his children, Daughter, Cody Jane Anderson of San Angelo, TX, Sons and their spouses, James and Lucy Johnson of McCamey, TX, and Tommy and Jacque Johnson of Eastland, TX. 6 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.