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2017-08-10

John Edward Johnson

1946-2017

John Edward Johnson , 70, of Bandera, Texas, passed away on August 6, at home and surrounded by family. He was born in Houston, Texas to Leonard Franklin Johnson and Amanda Hedwig Handrick on October 29, 1946. He married Amanda Jean Chapman on September 11, 1981 in Houston, Texas.
He graduated from Spring Branch High School in Houston. He was a wallpaper hanger in Houston for many years. John and Amanda owned and operated Classic Wallcoverings Inc., a blind and wallpaper company, for 30 years. John was active in St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church serving as usher, junior warden and vestry member of the parish. His love of God and his dedication to the church will be forever missed. Above all, John loved spending time with family, friends and many pets.
John is preceded in death by his parents Leonard Franklin Johnson, Amanda Hedwig Handrick and his son, John Edward Johnson II.
John is survived by his wife: Amanda Jean Johnson, his daughter, Jean Nicole Johnson and son Alex Leonard Johnson. John is also survived by his sister, Janice Marie Melcher, her husband Jerry Lee Melcher and his brother, Michael Leonard Johnson
Funeral services will be held at 11 am Friday, August 11, at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church. There will be refreshments offered in the Parish Hall following the service.
The family wishes to extend their sincere thanks to Anne Shackelford and her family for her unwavering support, advice and love and to Father Allan Conkling and the congregation of St. Christopher’s Church. We would also like to thank his doctors Dr. Barrington, Dr. Fritzsch, and Dr. Sprouse . We would also like to acknowledge Sid Peterson Hospital, Bandera EMS, Encompass Home Health and Alamo Hospice.
The family invites you to send condolences at www.grimesfuneralchapels.com by selecting the “Send Condolences” link. Flowers can be sent to St. Christopher’s Church 395 Highway 173 North Bandera Tx 78003.