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In Memory of

Melvin Johnson

July 27, 1926 - June 10, 2017

Obituary


Melvin Johnson, age 91, of Pasadena, TX passed from this life on June 10th, 2017. Born in Boyle, MS. on July 27, 1926 to Elvia and Willie Johnson. He married Betty June Goins on May 24th, 1997.

Melvin made a career in the US Military Navy, Army, and National Guard. After his retirement date, he was called to serve once more in the Operation Desert Storm in 1985 as Family support. Melvin was retired from Service on August 12, 1986.

Besides the US Military, Melvin was called into the ministry of...

Melvin Johnson, age 91, of Pasadena, TX passed from this life on June 10th, 2017. Born in Boyle, MS. on July 27, 1926 to Elvia and Willie Johnson. He married Betty June Goins on May 24th, 1997.

Melvin made a career in the US Military Navy, Army, and National Guard. After his retirement date, he was called to serve once more in the Operation Desert Storm in 1985 as Family support. Melvin was retired from Service on August 12, 1986.

Besides the US Military, Melvin was called into the ministry of the Lord Jesus and served a lifetime as a pastor, and a man that loved to play the guitar and sing the praises of His Savior.

Apart from these callings, some of his passions included farming, singing with a trio, and later in life, honoring anyone that would request him to sing.
Melvin was one of 13 children born to Elvia and Willie Johnson. He is survived by 2 brothers, and 3 sisters . He leaves 3 sons, Melvin Dwight, Terry Allen, Robyn Melvin, a daughter, Beverly Carol, and a step daughter, Debra White, to carry on his legacy. He also has a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren that loved him dearly.

A memorial honoring his life, will be held on June 30 at 10:00 am at the Oak Meadows Community Worship Center, 6105 Allendale, Houston , Texas. Afterwards, a graveside burial with Army Honors, will be conducted at 2:30 pm at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Houston Texas off Sam Houston Toll Way.