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Martin Funeral Home East

1460 George Dieter Drive, El Paso, TX

OBITUARY

David Alvah Johnson

July 10, 1956August 3, 2019
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David Alvah Johnson, Saturday August 03, 2019, 63. Resident of El Paso, Texas. David was a beloved and devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He was a hardworking and very loved man and brother. A man who always had a smile and laughter in his voice. David was a graduate of Burges High school class of 1975 and was an employee of Texas Lightening. David was preceded in death by his parents, George and Trudie Johnson. He is survived by his wife Kathleen Johnson, by his children Wayne Scott, Stephanie Melendez, Krystal Alvord, and Kimberly Johnson, and his grandchildren Kaitlyn-Rose Melendez, Julianna Melendez, Wyatt and Madilyn Baca. David is survived by his siblings Jennifer Mitchell, Diane Clegg, and Bill Johnson. David’s viewing will be held Monday August 12, 2019 at Martin Funeral Home East from 5PM-9PM with Prayer service at 7PM by Monsignor Arturo Banuelas; followed by his Celebration of Life at 8PM at the Eden Event Venue. All are welcome

  • FAMILY

  • Kathleen Aileen Johsnon, Wife
  • Stephanie Melendez, Daughter
  • Wayne Scott, Son
  • Krystal Alvord, Daughter
  • Kimberly Johnson, Daughter
  • Kaitlyn Rose Melendez, Granddaughter
  • Julianna Melendez, Granddaughter
  • Wyat Baca, Grandson
  • Madilyn Baca, Granddaughter
  • Jennifer Mitchell, Sister
  • Diane Clegg, Sister
  • Bill Johnson, Brother

Services

  • Visitation Monday, August 12, 2019

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Ramona Parra

August 21, 2019

We are truly sorry for your loss. We would like to offer the Johnson family our deepest and most sincere condolences and may Mr. Johnson rest in the hands of the Lord.

I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories. We find comfort in knowing that our lives have been enriched by having shared their love. ~Leo Buscaglia

Ramona Parra and Family

Mary Ann Krammen

August 12, 2019

Dave was our first friend in El Paso.

Dan and I were transferred to El Paso in the early 1980's from Illinois-the very heart of the midwest. Dan met Dave through work and he quickly became our friend.

We knew nothing about the desert, the southwest, Mexico, really anything about our new home. Dave took us under his wing and we had a blast! He taught us how to shoot, how to two-step, what real chili is (not that midwest staple of kidney beans) and just really everything southwest. He loved El Paso.

In 1990 we were transferred out of El Paso and lost touch. Just the other day Dave popped into our conversation, out of the blue, and we very much enjoyed recalling our days with him. We ended our reminiscing with the hope that he was happy. Our internet searches have left us with the peace of mind that he was indeed, very happy and very much loved.

Our hearts are broken for all of you, his family and friends--and for us. May our God in heaven welcome this hero home. He will always be remembered with smiles here in Iowa. He touched us deeply.

With heartfelt sympathy,
Dan and Mary Ann Krammen




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