Ramon R. Johnson, also known as, “Pop”, to his grandchildren, passed away May 27, 2021 at the age of 94. He was born in Premont, Texas on September 7, 1926 and moved to Alice after his marriage to Zoila Gonzalez in 1949 to raise their three children. He was a Navy veteran and served in the Korean War. Dad was a hardworking man and provided well for his family. He worked as an oilfield truck driver most of his life and retired from Harkins & Company after 25 plus years. He was passionate about his yard and mowed his own lawn until the age of 92. He also loved sitting outside on his patio listening to the radio and enjoyed watching sports. He was known by many for his joking nature, witty humor, and charismatic personality.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Enemencio and Maria de Jesus Garcia; wife, Zoila G. Johnson; and seven brothers, Salvador, Feliciano, Jose, Pablo, Oscar, Jose Maria, and Alejandro Johnson.
Ramon is survived by his children, Robert (Elena) Johnson, Linda Johnson, and Lamar (Buddy) Lassmann; grandchildren, Veronica (Jerry) Clendenen, Robert Lee (Monica) Johnson , Erica (Adriana) Johnson, Jessica (Rey) Lerma, Lucy Johnson, Kevin Johnson, Amanda (Shane) Brandt, Adam (Brittany) Lassmann, and Brooke Lassmann; great-grandchildren, Olivia and Connor Clendenen, Lila Johnson, Messiah and Faye Johnson, Leana, Lola Rae, and Lily Grace Lerma, Stephanie, Christopher, and Jace Johnson, Kevin Ryan Johnson, Luke, Madison, Ruby, and Emmy Brandt, Jace Lassmann; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at Holmgreen Mortuary on Friday, June 4. 2021 from 6:00 PM till 9:00 PM, with a Holy Rosary to be recited at 7:00 PM. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 10:00 AM at St. Elizabeth Church. Christian Burial will follow at Alice Cemetery.
Arrangements are entrusted to Holmgreen Mortuary, 2061 E, Main St, Alice, Tx.
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