Euell Dee “Burr” Johnson

Euell Dee “Burr” Johnson

Death 2 Sep 2011 (aged 88)
Burial Waco, McLennan County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 75941952 · View Source
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Euell Dee "Burr" Johnson, 88, passed away Friday, Sept. 2, 2011. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, at Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 5, in the Garden Room at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home.

Burr was born in Hillcrest Hospital, Waco, Texas, to the late John Euell and Alta Dee Conger Johnson. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. In 1943, he married Mildred Elizabeth Buice, and they had one son, Randee Buice. Burr ran a dairy in Bosqueville and became owner of Service Feed Mill in 1957. He sold the feed mill in 1981 and retired. In 1980, he met and married Dorothy Stafford Phillips with whom he enjoyed 31 happy years. His hobbies were softball, fishing, especially for big, yellow catfish; and skeet shooting. He is a former member of the Waco Gun Club and Bosqueville Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mildred Elizabeth Buice; and step-son, Michael Phillips.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; son, Randee Buice Johnson, and wife, Sue, of China Spring; step-daughter, Leshia Nell Johnson, of Jupiter, Fla.; niece, Lynn Ferguson-Cash, of Waco; other family members and many friends.

Waco Tribune-Herald: 9/4/2011...Y7

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  • Created by: Ruth M. Brown
  • Added: 3 Sep 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 75941952
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Euell Dee “Burr” Johnson (9 Feb 1923–2 Sep 2011), Find a Grave Memorial no. 75941952, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, McLennan County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Ruth M. Brown (contributor 46796546) .