March 19, 1933 ~ September 11, 2011
Ray was born on March 19, 1933 in Wheeler, Texas; to Cecil and Velma "Cole" Johnson. September 11, 2011 is when he passed away at his home in Linden, Texas. Ray was previous owner of Country Boys Steakhouse in Amarillo, Texas. Ray was a salesman at heart all of his life and a Veteran to the United States Army. Ray was a Baptist by faith. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sons; Mike Johnson and Johnny Ray Johnson. Survivors include his wife, Laura; three daughers; LaRay of the home, Kathy Borden of Linden, Texas. Tonda Bryant of Sulphur Springs, Texas. Two sons; Cole Johnson ofDenver, Colorado, also Garrett Stephens of Dalhart, Texas. One sister, Ann Rapstine of Kingsland, Texas. He will be greatly missed by numerous nieces and nephews, grand-kids and great grand-kids and all family and friends. No services are planned at this time. Cremation is under the direction of Reeder-Davis-Schindler Funeral Home of Linden, Texas.