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Robert Louis Johns

March 2, 1938 — October 13, 2022

Robert "Louis" Johns, 84, of Mineral Wells, Texas passed away on Thursday, October 13, 2022 in Fort Worth, Texas. Graveside Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 18, 2022, at Memory Gardens of the Valley located at 5600 Mineral Wells Hwy., Weatherford, Texas. Interment to follow service at Memory Gardens. Louis was born on March 2, 1938 in Oxford, Alabama to Clarence and Letha Johns, one of eight children. He learned to work hard at an early age, which carried on throughout his life. Louis graduated Oxford High School where he excelled in both basketball and football. After graduating in 1956, he joined the US Army. His athletic ability led him to play on the Army Basketball team. His military career eventually led him to Fort Wolters in Mineral Wells, Texas. While at Fort Wolters, Louis transitioned from the military to a Civil Service job. He worked in communications transferring to several locations throughout Texas after the closing of the Fort Wolters Military Base. After thirty-five years as a dedicated Civil Service employee, he retired as Communication Director over thirteen states. Upon retiring in 1993, he purchased property in Parker County where he was blessed to spend twenty nine years doing the things he loved. He raised registered Angus Cattle, farmed, cut hay for himself and others and raised a large garden. He made sure he always had enough to share the fruits of his labor with his friends and family. Louis was a member of the Millsap United Methodist Church for many years participating in various renovation projects on the historic Church building. Through the years Louis also helped several organizations and civic groups in Palo Pinto and Parker County by volunteering his time, carpentry expertise and general knowledge. One project in particular bringing him back to work with the Fort Wolters Historical Committee. Though he usually was working on a project. He was not all work and no play. He also loved Country and Western dancing and he spent many hours on the dance floor perfecting his skill. Louis was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Letha Johns; brothers, Woodrow Johns and Bobby Johns; sisters, Linda Pressley, Joyce Kemp, Debra Allen and Faye Robinson. Louis leaves behind many friends and family. He is survived by his four children, daughter, Vicki Villa; sons, Lloyd Johns and his wife, Sarah, Jimmy Johns, and David Johns; eight grandchildren, Justin Johns and his wife, Dedrie, Zachary Johns, Lindsey Stovall, Carl Stovall, Clay Johns, Ariel Johns, Sydney Prince and her husband, Alan, and Madison Johns; four great-grandchildren, Gavin Kincheloe, Daxton Johns, Deleigh Johns, and Lucas Johns; one sister, Janice Kiker; and several nieces and nephews. He will be greatly missed and we are grieved to no longer have him with us but rejoice that he is now reunited with those gone before him. We love you Dad!
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