Remembering Bobby Eugene Johnson

Mr. Bobby Eugene Johnson passed away at his residence in Bienville Parish on Tuesday, October 24, 2023. He was 90 years old.  Bobby was born in Holly Ridge, Louisiana and graduated from Rayville High School.

He was a retired auto assembly line worker and owned his own milk delivery business. Bobby loved camping with his family and fishing.  He was passionate about playing dominoes and card games and he loved to tell jokes. Bobby was an avid New Orleans Saints fan and coached football and Little League baseball. Bobby had an extreme “sweet tooth” and appreciated his desserts.  He loved traveling and watching his grandson, Hoss play soccer and football.

Bobby is survived by his children, Carolyn Cannady (Jimmy), Barbara Dickinson (Red), Connie Knotts (Larry), Cindy Johnson, David Johnson, and Tommy Dean Smith; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Johnson; parents, Mittie and Henry Johnson; sisters, Mavis Crawford and Merlene Bailey; and brother, Royce Johnson.

There will be no public visitation. A public graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM at Garden of Memories in Jonesboro, Louisiana on Sunday, October 29, 2023 with Bro. Keith Thomas officiating.

Serving the family as pallbearers will be Snapper Dickinson, Eddie Knotts, Jimmy Lauderdale, Hoss Dickinson, Jonathan Lauderdale, Chuck Johnson, Jimmy Lauderdale, Jr. (Honorary), and Coley May (Honorary).

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