Mr. W.T. Johnson, age 97, a lifetime resident of Crockett passed away Friday August 12, 2016 in Crockett. He was born April 4, 1919 in Houston County to parents Frank and Miriam Duren Johnson. W.T. proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a retired dirt contractor and was a member of the New Energy Methodist Church. Mr. Johnson was Past Commander of the Crockett American Legion Post #22 and was currently a member of the Austin American Legion.
He is survived by companion and wife, Loleta Omelina of Crockett; son, Larry Johnson of Garland; daughter, Jennifer Houghton of Garland; and numerous grandchildren.
Funeral services for W.T. Johnson were held Monday August 15, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel with Rev. Ottis Byers and Rev. Stephen Parrish officiating. Interment to follow in the New Energy Cemetery. The family received friends for visitation from 5-7 p.m. Sunday.