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Leroy Kenneth Johnson Obituary


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“Dear Johnson Family--I am most sorry that my dear friend, Julie, will not get to share her beautiful girls with her daddy for a very long time, ...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Elaine Hill Evans - friend

“I never got to shake your hand and thank you for the wonderful gift of your daughter Kris to all of us. I feel I know you through her. Not only is...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: sherry olivarez - Temple, TX

“Leroy will be missed. He is the closing of a generation to me! As being my Grandfathers last living sibling to pass! They were amazing men! Always be...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Abby Johnson Kellicut - MT

“We were so happy we got to see you and Uncle Leroy this past summer. He wasn't feeling the best, but you were very gracious and accommodating. It...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Ken Johnson - Deer Lodge, MT

“I am Allen's granddaughter. (David is my father.) Uncle Leroy was a kind man. It was nice to see him several years ago at my brother's wedding. My...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Jessi (Johnson) Rolison - Laurel, MT

“I am Allen's granddaughter. (David is my father.) Uncle Leroy was a kind man. It was nice to see him several years ago at my brother's wedding. My...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Jessi (Johnson) Rolison - Laurel, MT

“Uncle Leroy and his family are in our hearts and prayers as we mourn his passing. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Dave Johnson - Deer Lodge, MT

“Praying for your peace and comfort now and in the coming days. Love, Dan and Lori Moody ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Lori Moody - Southlake, TX

“Jack, your husband and father, was such a gracious man. From day one he welcomed us into the neighborhood. He was always interested in what our...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Theresa Grove - Richardson, TX

“I would like to extend my heart felt sympathy in the passing of your Husband and Dad. These are sad days, but remember all the happy times and good...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Carolyn Rush - Dallas, TX

“I will always remember Mr. Johnson as the kindest most sweetest man. I was 5 yrs. old when I met him. I became friends with his daughter Julie and 37...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Dawn Johnson Smith - Anna, TX


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JOHNSON, LEROY K. (86) of Richardson, Texas entered into eternal rest Saturday November 10th, 2012 at home in his sleep. He was born in Saco, Montana to John Johnson and Marie Hanson Johnson. They moved to Osakis, Minnesota where Jack graduated from high school. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in WW II. He returned to Minnesota, graduated from the University of Minnesota with a BS degree in Civil Engineering in 1950. He entered the Air Force in 1951 as a First Lieutenant. He served in Korea and Vietnam making him a veteran of 3 wars. He completed his education with a Masters degree from North Carolina State in Civil Engineering. He retired from the military after 31 years of service as a Lieutenant Colonel. After military retirement, he worked for the city of Fort Worth as a Civil Engineer and a director of facilities for the University of Dallas in Irving. Jack had 3 brothers and a sister. Allen, Clarence, Carl and Marjorie which all preceded him in death. Jack has many nieces and nephews. He leaves behind a wife of 59 years, Dolores "Dee" Tollefsen Johnson, and 3 daughters, Kristine Alexander, Cheryl Johnson, and Julia Grantham. He also leaves behind 2 granddaughters, Emily and Megan Grantham. Jack was a member of the St. Lukes Lutheran Church in Richardson. Other life interests included the retired officers events, investment club, Masonic lodge, ranching, fishing, hunting and dancing. The family requests memorials to St. Lukes Lutheran Church or a charity of your choice.