R.E. "Bob" Johnson
June 5, 1926 - November 30, 2017
R.E. "Bob" Johnson, 91, of Amarillo died Thursday, November 30, 2017. Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Tuesday at South Georgia Baptist Church, 5209 S. Georgia St. with Pastor Mike Martin officiating. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery. Bob was born June 5, 1926 in Thalia, Texas to Will and Celia Johnson. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He worked as chief of property accountability for the U.S. Dept. of Interior, Bureau of Mines, Helium Field Operations, Keyes Helium Plant. He retired in 1987 after 36 years of service. Bob enjoyed fishing, quail hunting, training bird dogs, and elk hunting in Colorado. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mamie Johnson; a step-daughter, LaFern Ball; and a step-son, Luther Thompson. Survivors include a brother, Bobby Dan Johnson of Florida; a sister, Claudia Niell of California; two granddaughters, Debra Breitling and husband Darrell of McKinney, and Dana Webber of Amarillo; six great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren; five great-great-great grandchildren; and countless treasured nieces and nephews.The family suggests memorials be made to Thalia Cemetery, Crowell, TX 79227. Please sign our online guestbook at www.coxfuneralhomeamarillo.com.