January 11, 1939 - May 07, 2019
Richard Johnson, age 80 and a 6-year United States Navy veteran, passed away May 7, 2019 at his residence in Bogalusa, LA.
He is survived by his three daughters, Becky (Chris) Walley of Bogalusa, LA, Melissa (Donnie) Smith of Picayune, MS, and Crissy Johnson of Trumann, Arkansas; sister, Evelyn Holden of Walker, LA; nine grandchildren, Justin (Willie) Walley-Ross, Ben (Michaela) Walley, Heather Smith, Jonathan Smith, Hannah Smith, Holly Smith, Joyanna Smith, Richie Dickerson, and Christopher Johnson. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and his Furbaby “Blackey.”
He was preceded in death by his wife, Josephine Johnson; mother, Helen Alinder and father, Enar Johnson; and brother, Raymond Johnson.
Visitation will be at Poole Ritchie Funeral Home on Friday, May 10 from 6 P.M. until 10 P.M. and continuing on Saturday, May 11 at 9 A.M. until time for the funeral services at 11 A.M.
Burial will follow at Hillview Memorial Gardens Cemetery with Rev. Bill Moon officiating. Military Honors will be presented by Magic City American Legion Post #24.
Pallbearers will be Justin (Willie) Walley-Ross, Ben Walley, Jonathan smith, Nick Blackburn, Richie Dickerson, and Steven Mitchell.