George Earl Johnson
November 5, 1939 – January 12, 2014
George Earl Johnson went to his heavenly kingdom on January 12th, 2014. He was born on November 5th, 1939 in Dallas, Texas to George and Hortense Johnson. His parents, brother, John Francis, daughter, Linda Joye Atwood, and son, Darrell George Johnson, precede him in death. He is survived by his beloved wife of 49 years, Elsie Jean Cheromiah Johnson, daughter, Dee Ann Guerrero, grandchildren, Curtis Atwood, Jr. and wife Taryn of Sacramento, California, Adam Guerrero and wife Renee, Randy Guerrero, and Ashley Berczik all of Pasadena, Texas, great-grandchildren, Madison Atwood, Naiya and Caydee Guerrero, Carter and Cody Berczik, and sister, Maryanne Mounger Gonzalez of Dallas as well as numerous extended family in Dallas, Tx and New Mexico. George graduated top 10 of his class from University of Texas at Arlington with a bachelor’s of science in chemistry. He moved to Pasadena, Texas in 1967 and began working as a chemical engineer at Shell Oil Company and retired in 1996 as a projects manager. After retirement, he and his wife built a home in Acoma, New Mexico where they spent their summers. George loved to travel with his wife, family, and friends, Reverend Ben Skyles to Paris and Spain, Tom and Patti Roberts to Hawaii and all over America, as well as Joy and Les Lloyd to Alaska. He loved salmon fishing in Bodega Bay, CA with his brother, John, spending time with his family and friends, was an avid golfer, enjoyed going to his great-grandchildren’s baseball and soccer games, he also enjoyed attending Native American dances and supporting the Indian casinos and Las Vegas casinos. Accomplishments: Member of St. Peters Episcopal Church since 1972 and served in every office, served as president of Pasadena Jaycees in their heyday and member of Texas JCI senate, voted as one of the outstanding young men of America in 1975 (same year as Elvis Presley), volunteered at a homeless shelter for 10 years, and was an AARP tax aide. The family will receive friends at Grand View Funeral Home on Friday, January 17th, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will take place on Saturday, January 18th, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church on 710 Williams St. Pasadena, Tx. Interment and reception will follow at Grand View Funeral Home.
- Visitation Friday, January 17, 2014
- Funeral Service Saturday, January 18, 2014
George Earl Johnson
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January 21, 2014
I was so sorry to hear of George's passing but know he is with HIM now. My prayers are with you, Elsie, and pray your grief will become fond memories of your lives together.
January 20, 2014
Much comfort, love, & blessings to my family. R.I.P. Uncle George
January 19, 2014
I am so sorry about the loss of George Johnson. I know that God will provide you and your family with comfort by men's of encouraging words. ." happy are those who mourn,for they will be comforted ".---Matthew 5:4.
January 17, 2014
This is Steve Johnson. I used to live down the street from you on Ute. It is so strange that I found this as I had a friend from A&M pass this week, and while I was on here I found George. I remember George, Darrell , and Joye so fondly. Lots of good times on Ute. I wish the family all of Gods peace and blessings..George is with Darrell and Joye now, and if know he is complete again after seeing his kids in heaven.
January 16, 2014
Elsie and family, Bobbye and I are so sorry to hear about George's death. I have such great memories of working with George at Shell all of those years and carpooling with him. We had great times together. Even though I haven't seen him that often since retirement, every time we saw each other we had a good visit. Praying for you, your daughter and the grandchildren. I know you will all miss him so much. He loved his family. Myrle Bryant
January 16, 2014
George's Family and Loved Ones,
It is with my deepest sympathy I share your grief and loss. I worked with George and went hunting once with him and felt he was a friend and
co-worker. We worked many projects together and have many memories of our relationship. He was truly respected and valued as someone who could always be approached and talked with.
I know he had a deep hurt and grieved over early losses in his family. He always had a good heart for his love ones and always respected others.
I pray George is at rest now and we will always miss him.