Graveside service for Cleon Conred Johnson, 78, of Tatum, Texas will be held at 2PM on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at Corinth Cemetery, Timpson, Texas, with Bro. Joseph Driskell officiating. Mr. Johnson passed away on September 26, 2018 in Longview, Texas. Born May 2, 1940, in Center, Texas. Cleon is the son of the late Burtis Johnson and Vergie Mae Johnson.
Mr. Johnson graduated Timpson High School, Class of 1959. He later joined the United States Army and proudly served his country alongside his brother for their term. He returned home working as a welder. He enjoyed the outdoors. He fished occasionally, and loved working in the garden.
He is survived his son, Keith Johnson of Carthage, Texas; brothers, Leland Johnson of Longview, Texas, Alan Johnson and wife Peggy of Carthage, Texas, Lester Johnson and wife Virginia of Henderson, Texas, Larry Johnson of Timpson, Texas; sister, Nelda Stevens of Dallas, Texas; sister-in-law, Joann Johnson of Nacogdoches, Texas; grandson, Micah Johnson of Carthage, Texas; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of family and friends that will miss him dearly.
Cleon is preceded in death by his parents, Burtis and Vergie Mae Johnson; brothers, Marshall Ray Johnson, Richard Johnson, Matthew Johnson and Laverl Johnson.
To send condolences and sign the online guest book you may go to www.taylorfh.net.
Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, is in charge of arrangements.