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Graveside services for Bobby M. Johnson 80 of Houston, formerly of Anderson County, will be held 2:00 PM Thursday, February 15, 2018, at Liberty Cemetery, with Rev. Bud Magee officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to Bailey & Foster Funeral Home. A celebration of life will be held in Houston late February, (date and place to be determined).
Mr. Johnson passed away Friday, February 9, 2018 in Katy, Tx. He was born July 9, 1937 in Anderson County to Acey Morris Johnson and Ila Marie Brasfield Johnson. Bob grew up in Anderson County with his two brothers and two sisters. He continued his education at Henderson County Junior College in Athens, TX. then went to Sam Houston State University. He met his wife Jeannette Hughes, at Sam Houston State University, and they enjoyed 58 years of married life together. They had two daughters Donna K. Rackel, married to William R. Rackel II (Billy) and Michele L. Johnson. They had two grandchildren William R. Rackel III (Trey) married to Sarah A. Rackel and Amanda M. Rackel engaged to Cory A. Shuman. Trey and Amanda were his pride and joy. He had just found out that he was going to be a Great Grandfather to a baby boy (due August 2018). He was so excited for Trey and Sarah. He loved playing golf several times a week, especially with his grandson. He will be greatly missed, but he left behind so many good stories.
Mr. Johnson was preceded in death by his father Morris Johnson, and a brother Joe Johnson. He is survived by his wife of 58 years Jeannette H. Johnson, mother Ila Marie Johnson, daughters Donna K. Rackel and husband William R. Rackel II (Billy) and Michele L. Johnson, grandchildren Trey Rackel and wife Sarah, and Amanda M. Rackel and fiancé Cory A. Shuman, sisters Sandy Soriero and Betty Wardell, and brother Jim Johnson.
Pallbearers will be William R. Rackel II (Billy), William R. Rackel III (Trey), and Jeff Johnson.
To view online leave condolences or sign the guest book go to www.baileyandfosterfuneralhome.com.
Published on February 13, 2018
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