Charles Ray Johnson, 83, of Spring, Texas, was born April 6, 1926, in Hollis, Okla., and passed away May 6, 2009, in Houston, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Deborah Louise Dafft.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Louise Johnson; grandchildren, Kevin Marino and wife Dee; Andrea Jones and husband Brett; great-grandchildren, Caroline Jones and Tristan Marino; nephew, Jimmy Johnson and wife Pat of Waxahachie.

He was the former owner of Charlie Johnson Ford and Mercury in Waxahachie.

Graveside services were held Friday, May 8, at Klein Memorial Park in Tomball, Texas. A memorial service followed at The Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints in Spring, Texas, with Bishop Durell Ashby officiating.