Harold Kenneth Johnson, 87, of Ferris, Texas, passed away on, September 12, 2017, at his residence.
Kenneth was born in, Italy, Texas, on June 24, 1930, to the late Luther Johnson and Ella Vic Shell Johnson.
Kenneth served his country in the United States Air Force in the Korean War. Kenneth married Charlene Smith on January 21, 1956, in Rockwall, Texas. Kenneth was the owner operator of the first washateria and carwash in Ferris, he owned Atco Inc. for several years, Globe Products, co-owner of Old Brick Yard Golf Course, owner of Prime Products, owner operator of Big D Ranch/Old Fort Dallas. Kenneth was a former City Council for Ferris, on the Board of Directors for South Central Bank in Hutchins, Texas, Chairman of the Board of Directors for Commercial State Bank for 30 years. Kenneth always had a contagious smile, and he will be truly missed, but not forgotten by all that he knew and loved him.
Kenneth is survived by, his wife of 61 years, Charlene Johnson of Ferris, Texas; two sons Mickey Johnson, of Lancaster, Texas; Gary Johnson, of Ferris, Texas; one brother, Billy Jack Johnson of Reno, Nevada.
Kenneth is also survived by his grandchildren; Brian Johnson and wife Maranda Johnson, Derek Johnson and wife Sarah Johnson, Taylor Johnson, all of Ferris, Texas; three great-grandchildren; Kennedy Johnson, Addison Johnson, and Eva-Leigh Johnson, all of Ferris, Texas.
He is preceded in death by four sisters, Juanita Brown, Mildred Peace, Myrtle Reynolds, Irene Abudent, one brother Albert Johnson.
Visitation will be held 6~8 PM, Friday, September 15, 2017, at the Lone Star Cowboy Church, at 1011 E. Ovilla Road in Red Oak, Texas. Funeral service will be held 1:00 PM, Saturday, September 16, 2017, at Lone Star Cowboy Church. A private graveside service will be held following the service.
Visitation will be held, Friday, September 15, 2017, from 6-8 PM, at the Lone Star Cowboy Church, 1011 E. Ovilla Road in Red Oak, Texas. Funeral service will be held, September 16, 2017, at 1:00 PM at Lone Star Cowboy Church. A private graveside will be held for family only following the service.