Don Johnson - (1930-2011)
(1930 – 2011)
Don L. Johnson, age 81 of Gatesville, passed away Monday October 24, 2011 at his home with his wife, Kathleen, by his side. Don was born April 30, 1930 in Shallowater, Texas to Joseph Carl and Elva Calley Johnson. He graduated from Shallowater High School. He was baptized into Christ at the Church of Christ in Shallowater as a teenager. He was currently a member of both the Gatesville and Pearl Church of Christ.
Don lived and ranched at BeeHouse. Don was a Texas State Livestock Inspector for 33 years. He loved to train and compete with horses. He participated in rodeo when he was young and wild. He loved to square dance and he held positions at both the local and state level. He was a western historian. He had a great love for all his children and grandchildren.
Don is survived by his wife Kathleen; two daughters Donna Moses and Donna (David) Peterson; two sons Clayton (Lori) and Michael (Romel) Moen; two brothers Glenn (Joy) Johnson and Dale (Norretta) Johnson; 10 Grandchildren and 14 Great Grandchildren.