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 Johnnie Lee Wills

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Johnnie Lee Wills

Birth
Turkey, Hall County, Texas, USA
Death 25 Oct 1984 (aged 72)
Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 6782182 · View Source
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Radio Personality. A brother of Bob Wills and was one of the original "Texas Playboys" on tenor banjo. When Bob left for Calfornia in 1942, he took over the radio program, and renamed his group "Johnnie Wills and All the Boys". His show ran nonstop from 1942 to 1958, becoming the longest running show on radio.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Leonard L. Brown
  • Added: 16 Sep 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6782182
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Johnnie Lee Wills (2 Sep 1912–25 Oct 1984), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6782182, citing Memorial Park Cemetery, Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .