Lloyd Johnson

Lloyd Morgan Johnson was born Aug.20, 1951 to Barney Johnson and Johnnie Willa Siau Johnson of Starks. He was the youngest of seven children. He passed from this life on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022 in Lake Charles.

Lloyd’s first job was working in local rice fields. Later, he joined the Merchant Marines. Eventually, he met and married Phyllis Hoots. They built a home in Murchinson, Texas. There they raised their three children. Lloyd worked for Carrier Air Conditioning for many years, eventually retiring. After the death of his wife, he moved back to the Starks area.

To know Lloyd was to love him. He always had a smile and a cheerful outlook on life. He had a big heart and a loving and giving nature. He was loyal to friends and family. He will be greatly missed.

Lloyd was preceded in death by his parents, Barney and Johnnie Siau Johnson; wife, Phyllis Hoots Johnson; son, Jonathon Lloyd Johnson; two brothers, Clyde Memphis Johnson, and John David Johnson and wife, Dolores Faye Gibson Johnson; two sisters and their spouses, Janice Linda Johnson Boggs and James Howard Boggs, and Callie Hilda Johnson Smith and Arnold Lee Smith.

He is survived by his step-daughter, Melissa Brooks and husband, Brian; daughter, Ashley Johnson; sister, Jo Allen Granger and husband, James F. Granger; brother, Caroll Elton Johnson and wife, Helen Ruth Pevoto Johnson; along with numerous nieces, nephews and other family members.

A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 21, 2022 at Miller Annex Cemetery in Starks. Rev. Jeremy Shields will officiate.

Arrangements are being handled by Riley Smith & Sons Funeral Home, 1810 W. Fourth St., DeQuincy.

(Paid Memorial)