Horace J. Johnson (HJ), age 81, passed this life peacefully on Wednesday, December 16th, 2020 at Christus Highland Hospital after a brief illness. He was the son of the late Horace J., Sr., and Lurana C. Johnson.
Mr. Johnson was a resident of Shreveport, LA all his life. He graduated from Byrd High School and then entered the US Army where he proudly served his country. Following his enlistment, he worked for Piedmont Airlines as a technician and Boots Pharmaceutical for over 35 years where he eventually retired. Mr. Johnson enjoyed his Saturday morning “Bored Meetings” with friends, war movies and his dog Sheffield.
Mr. Johnson was preceded in death by his wife of 30 years, Judy Ann Johnson. He was the father to Valorie Johnson. He leaves behind three stepchildren, Bill Schultz, Steve Motes, Deb O’Keefe, and four grandchildren, Ellie Ann Schultz, Tyler Blake Motes, Trevor Stewart Motes and Conner Stewart O’Keefe.
The family has chosen to follow the current health guidelines to protect the health and well-being of their family and friends and will not have a public service at this time. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to HJ’s care giver, Lisa Turner and the doctors, nurses and staff at Christus Highland Hospital.
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