Eddie Johnson, age 70 of Gatesville, passed away on Tuesday, February 15, 2022.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 26, 2022 at Scott’s Funeral Home Chapel, with his brother, Pastor Mike Johnson, Pastor Wray Nunn and Elder Lee O. Ford officiating. Committal services will be performed at the funeral home chapel. Private interment will be at Oak Grove Cemetery.
Eddie Gene Johnson was born on December 19, 1951 in Odessa to the late Mose Johnson and Hannah Jean Hainsworth Johnson. He graduated from Gatesville High School in 1971 and after graduation began working for the City of Gatesville. He entered the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged in the 1970’s. After his discharge, he returned to work for the City of Gatesville and later for Waste Management, when the city entered in a solid waste contractual agreement. He married Mary Ann Moore on May 15, 1988. Eddie enjoyed football and was an avid Dallas Cowboy football fan.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Mose Wayne Johnson; and a grandson, Dominique Moore.
Eddie was survived by his wife, Mary Ann, until her passing on February 21, 2022. He is also survived by her children, Dianna Smith, Benny Moore, Kenny Moore and wife, Cynthia, James (J.J.) Moore, Jr. and wife, Jennifer, Tina Hines, James Glenn Moore; brothers, Pastors Mike Johnson and wife, Martha Johnson, Phil Johnson; sisters, Charlotte Smith, Wanda Johnson; and 17 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.