Billy James


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Billy James Johnson

Jan 17 1923 - Aug 15 2008

Billy James Johnson, age 85 of Rowlett, Texas passed away on August 15, 2008 in Frisco. He was born on January 17, 1923 in Trenton, Texas to James Freeland and Anna Bell (Webb) Johnson. Billy served his country in the US Army in WWII and went on to work as a Purchasing Agent in the Steel Industry. He married Elizabeth Lybrand on May 30, 1944 in Dallas, Texas and together they had three children. Billy was a member of the Baptist Faith. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Elizabeth Johnson of Rowlett, Texas; children, Mike Johnson and his wife, Vicki of Frisco, Texas, Pat Johnson of Keller, Texas, Sharon Gibbs and her husband, Tommy of Gunter, Texas; grandchildren, Jaime Johnson, Jeffrey Johnson, Brandon Johnson, Sean Johnson, Chad Harris, Casey Johnson and six great-grandchildren. His parents and sister, Cleo Brewer precede him in death. The family will receive friends at the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home at 8520 Main Street, Frisco, Texas 75034 on Sunday August 17, 2008 from 2-4 PM. A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, August 19, 2008 at DFW National Cemetery in Dallas, Texas. To convey condolences or to sign an online registry, please visit
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