Lee Johnson Obituary

Lee Johnson Obituary

    Lee Johnson, 54, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Wednesday, November 26, 2014.

   Lee was born in Mt. Pleasant, Texas on May 26, 1960 to Richard Lee and Margaret Ann (Moore) Johnson, Jr. He grew up in Eastland, Texas and graduated from Eastland High School in 1978. He went on to Baylor University where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Business and went on to receive a degree in Law. On June 19, 1982 he married Lori Burleson and they made their home in Waxahachie before moving to Ennis in 1987.

  He served as an Assistant Ellis County District Attorney, was an attorney in the Young, Johnson and Hines Law Firm. He also served many years as Judge for the City of Ennis. He was a member of the Tabernacle Baptist Church of Ennis; he was an Eagle Scout and Troop leader for Troop #205, member of the Ennis Kiwanis, Past President of Ellis County Bar Association, and a member of the Philmont Staff Association. He was a time keeper for the Ennis Lions Football games, and was a Big Baylor Bears fan.

  He is survived by one son, Brian Johnson and his wife, Vicky; one daughter, Katherine Johnson; granddaughter, Annabelle Johnson; his parents: Richard Lee and Margaret Ann Johnson, Jr.; two brothers: Kevin Johnson and wife, Darla and David Johnson and two nephews: Evan Johnson and Connor Johnson.

   He was preceded in death by his wife, Lori Burleson Johnson on August 10, 2004.

   Memorial services will be held on Monday, December 1, 2014 at 11 a.m. in Tabernacle Baptist Church of Ennis with Rev. Mike Sellers officiating under the direction of J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc. www.jekeevermortuary.com