OrDean Eldon Johnson Jr. (Dean) went to be with our Lord on August 3, 2017 at the age of 62 after a short but courageous battle with cancer. His loving family by his side, he left this life and was welcomed into Heaven with these words from Jesus “Dean your faith has healed you, come in peace and be freed from suffering” (Mark 5:34).
Dean was a people person. He impacted all the lives he came in contact with. Dean was a mentor to many but a friend to all.
Dean is preceded in death by his parents OrDean Eldon Johnson Sr. and Celedonia “Sally” Narvaez. A brother Mickey Johnson.
He is survived by his daughters, Amber Gonzalez, Brandi (Isaac) Villarreal, Nichole (Ernest) Guerra, Ella (Robert) Villarreal, Erin (Jaime) Riviera all of Kingsville, Texas and Gabriella Johnson of Las Vegas, Nevada; Fred Gonzalez and Noel Trevino. Sisters, Cindy Salinas, and Pamela McMaster of Corpus Christi, Texas; Numerous nieces and nephews; 17 grandchildren; and 1 great grandson.
Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 7, 2017 at Turcotte-Piper Mortuary with an evening service to be held at 7:00 p.m. A graveside service with full military honors will be held on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the Coastal Bend Veterans Cemetery 9974 IH 37 Access Road Corpus Christi, Texas.
Services are entrusted to Turcotte-Piper Mortuary 205 General Cavazos Blvd. Kingsville, Texas 78363.
Rest in peace my dear friend! We have so many wonderful memories of our "Navy Life" together and for that, I will always be so grateful! You fought a good fight and now it's time to rest. Prayers going up for the entire family! Love, Rozzie~~Clinton, MS.
Roslynn Solis-ChampionClinton, MS