|Birth: ||Nov. 8, 1907|
San Saba County
|Death: ||Oct. 11, 1988|
Husband of Phinetta (Morris) Johnson. Married June 11, 1933.
The following is copied as it was printed in the Momday, October 17, 1988 edition of The Lampasas Dispatch Record. Contribution by FAG member Sue Lilley:
Funeral services for Richard Lee Johnson, S.r, 80, of Lampasas were conducted Friday afternoon in St. Mary's Episcopal Church with the Rev. Ralph Masters officiating. Interment followed in the Methodist Cemetery at Bend.
Mr. Johnson died Tuesday in Scott and White Hospital in Temple.
An attorney and former agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Mr. Johnson was a graduate of Baylor Law School. He practiced law in San Saba before joining the FBI where he was a member of the sabotage and espionage squad assigned to a number of metropolitan areas, including New York City, during World War II.
Later in his career, Mr. Johnson was senior resident agent at Waco, and he was involved in the establishment of the government's highly secret installation at West Fort Hood prior to his retirement.
As a young attorney, Mr. Johnson served as county attorney for San Saba County. He later served as city attorney for Lampasas and practiced law here for many years before his retirement.
Mr. Johnson was born Nov. 8, 1907, in San Saba County. He was married to the former Phinetta Morris on June 11, 1933, in San Saba.
He was a member of St. Mary's Episcopal Church where he swerved as secretary, treasurer and senior warden.
Survivors include his wife; Phinetta Johnson of Lampasas; a daughter, Mrs. Sue Bousquet of Temple; a son, Richard Lee Johnson, Jr., of Eastland; a sister, Thelma Smith of Portland; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were O. Lee Golden, W.J. Morris, James Frank Morris, Winfred L. Smith and John Kyle Oliver.
Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements."
Phinetta Mildred Morris Johnson (1913 - 1991)*
San Saba County
Created by: Kathy Adams
Record added: Feb 07, 2009
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