John Ward Johnson, 66, of Galveston, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at his residence. He was a warm and loving dad and grandfather. John’s favorite pastimes were boating, fishing, and being with his dogs. He never met a stranger and will be remembered for his sense of humor and ability to make people laugh.
John was preceded in death by his parents, Everett and Geneva Johnson, and grandson, Jacob Zinda.
He is survived by his wife, Emma Johnson; son, Tom Johnson; daughter, Tracie Zinda and husband, Chris; grandchildren, Sidney and Nicholas Zinda; sister, Patricia Palmer; and stepchildren, Doug and Suzanna Hargis.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm, Sunday, January 19th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home.