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Kenneth Ken Wayne Johnson

January 2, 1957 ~ January 5, 2011

Kenneth Wayne "Ken" Johnson, 54, of Kilgore, TX died at 5:30 PM on Wednesday, January 5, 2011 in a Texas hospital.


Mr. Johnson was born in Lake Charles on January 2, 1957 and lived here until moving to Texas 8 years ago. He was a 1974 graduate of LaGrange High School and in his earlier years served as an altar server at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church. Mr. Johnson was a salesman for oilfield equipment rental companies and was a past car salesman. He recently opened and operated "Who Dat" Butcher Shop in Kilgore, TX.


He enjoyed life and was an avid outdoorsman who loved horses. He also liked cooking.


Those left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Crystal McDaniel and her children, Skyler, Tiffanie, Jazmyne, Alyssa, Kaitlyn, and Destiny all of Minden, LA; his son, Justin Johnson and his children, Hunter and Kayleigh all of Minden, LA; his mother and step father, Gennieve Lognion and Euclide of Lake Charles; his companion, Joycelyn Clark of Sulphur; three siblings, Gerald Johnson of Welsh, Shirley Peek of Gillis, and Greg Johnson of Lake Charles; and numerous nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by his father, Anthony "Tony" Johnson; a nephew, Randall Johnson; and his Godmother, Della Bellon.


A funeral mass will be held at 10:00 AM on Monday, January 10, 2011 at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church. The Rev. Nathan Long will officiate. Burial will be in Consolata Cemetery under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Sunday from 2:00 PM until 9:00 PM with a rosary being held at 5:00 PM. Visitation will continue on Monday from 8:00 AM until 9:45 AM in the funeral home.


In lieu of flowers donations to the family are appreciated for outstanding expenses.

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  1. Dear Family,Our sincere condolences and prayers are with you at this time of loss. May God give you grace and mercy during the difficult road ahead.Lane and Joy

  2. Hey pop well by this time you are in Heaven. I want you know I will never forget you. I promise to take care of Crystal and look out for Justin and you grand kids. I love you and will always hold a place for you in my heart…

  3. I AM JANIES GRANDSON HALE. I SPENT A LO9T OF TIME FISHING AND HUNTING WITH ALL OF KENS FAMILY AND I WILL NEVER FORGET KEN. WE HAVE THE GEESE FRICK AND FRACK. KEN CARRIES MIMI AND I AND AMY AND JUSTIN TO MY FIRST DUCKS UNLIMITED WHERE I WON MY FIRST GUN. WEHAD GOOD TIMES BUT THE FUNNIEST WAS WHEN KEN AND I WENT TO WAL MART AND WERE CHECKING OUT THRU THE GARDEN SECTION. I WAS LAGGING BEHIND AND KEN SHOUTED HALE, COME ON SO WE CAN CHECK OUT. THE LADY BEHIND HIM SAID SIR, YOU SHOULD NOT CUSS YOUR KIDS….HALE/HELL. I WAS NAMED FOR MY GREAT GRANDMOTHER MAIDEN NAME. HALE..ALWAYS MADE US LAUGH. I WILL NEVER EVER FORGET YOU KEN

  4. I HAVE BEEN LOOKING AND WILL CONTINUE TO LOOK ACROSS THE FIELD TO KENS HOUSE. I AM JANIE NEXT DOOR WITH THE LEG POBLEMS. THERE ARE NO WORDS TO DESCRIBE MY THOUGHTS AND FEELINGS FOR KEN. MY GRANDSON HALE LOVED HIM DEARLY ALSO. MY GOD BLESS US ALL AND HELP US THRU THIS TRAGIC LOSS. A LOT OF LIVES HAVE BEEN TOUCHED BY THIS SWEET GUY.

  5. I knew Ken for a couple of years. He was very kind and liked to joke around. He will be missed but not forgotten. May God bring peace and comfort to you and your family.

  6. I WAS A CLOSE FRIEND OF KENNETH'S DURING HIGH SCHOOL. MEMORIES OF HIM AND RUSSELL BARRIOS ARE FOREVER BURNED IN MY MEMORY. MY DEEPEST SYMPOTHY TO ALL HIS FAMILY.

  7. I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of Ken. He was a salesman to us here at Pioneer Drilling and became a good friend. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

  8. Johnson Family,Our deepest condolence's to each and every one of you. Ken will live on through his children, grandchildren and through your memories each of you have. Our prayers are with you all.Sincerely,Brent Lura Johnson

  9. Justin family….so sorry about the sudden loss of Ken. Keep the good times in your heart soul. Many thoughts prayers are with you! Kelly Jordan

  10. Ken will be dearly missed by everyone. He never met a stranger and if he did they weren't strangers for long.He has a smile and eyes that would light up a room now he will light up the heavens.No words can express my heartfelt sorrow for you, The Johson family.But please remember that now Ken is above watching and protecting all of you and guiding you through life. He is your gaurdian angel. You will be reunited again in a much better place.Heather Gerald – Never forget Christmas 2009 at your house. Ken's stories of his lady neighbors and how helped them in their time of need. Best Christmas laughs ever.Renee – remember the nights at Cowboy's dancing with your Uncle Ken.Love always,Cindy Hebert

  11. Ken, I know we lost contact over the years, but never forgot the those hilarious times with you and my brother Rick in my limousine. You loved standing out the sunroof smoking a cigar except for the time you lost your Toupay! LOL38 year family friendship You will be missed, but not forgotten. My prayers and blessings go out to Greg, Justin and the family.Luv Ya Bro,Reggie

  12. Paw Ken was a person who loved people he had so many friends and he loved his beautiful Family this isagreat loss to his family and close friends——-In Caring and Deepest Sympathy–Joyce McDaniel

  13. Rest In Peace Ken, now you join the Cowboys and horses in heaven….God bless all of you during this most difficult time…Regina Guidry


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