Robert C. Johnson, 81, of Bangs passed away Dec. 2, 2017 and went on to his eternal reward. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12 at the Bangs Church of Christ. Visitation will follow in the fellowship hall.
Robert was born March 8, 1936 in Quitman, Arkansas to Shelby Clyde Johnson and Eunice Jewell Wildman.
He married Barbara Jean Bradford on April 9, 1960 in Woodland, California. They were blessed with 57 years together.
Robert attended school in Arkansas and California. He was a machinist by trade. He proudly served in the USMC from 1953-1957 and was stationed in Hawaii and Japan.
Robert was a faithful member of the Bangs church of Christ.
He loved his family and friends and found pleasure in helping others. He always wore a bright smile and loved to joke around.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Johnson of Bangs; sons, Robert (Meredith) Johnson of Nampa, Idaho, Shelby (Helen) Johnson of Brownwood, and Tom (Wanda) Johnson of Kingsland; daughters, Tammy Keely of Bangs, Sharon (Tony) Shultz of Marble Falls; brother, W. Mack (Georgina) Haynes of Niece, California; sister-in-law, Shirley Johnson of Woodland, California; along with numerous nieces and nephews. He also has 19 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren that he adored.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Shelby Clyde Johnson.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the CAMP FUND, Bangs Church of Christ, PO Box 41, Bangs, TX 76823.
The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at the Bangs Nursing Home for their care and kindness during his stay.