He was born on Feb. 9, 1952 in El Campo, to Robert and Edith Carroll Johnson.
Tommy’s life long profession was law enforcement where he held various positions. During his employment with the Wharton County Sheriff’s Department he worked as an Investigator for the Wharton County Major Crimes Task Force, and also held the position of Chief Deputy. During his employment with Texas Parks and Wildlife law enforcement division he held the positions of Sergeant and Investigator of the Special Operations Unit. Upon his retirement from Texas Parks and Wildlife, Tommy worked as a Special Commissioned Ranger for the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association.
He was a member of the El Campo Masonic Lodge #918.He was past president and an active member of the Texas Law Enforcement Rodeo Association. He was a member of the Brush Country Cowboy Church in George West
He was preceded in death by his grandparents R.P. and Mary Johnson and Elmer and Rhoda Carroll.
Tommy is survived by his parents, Fiancée Linn Dutton of Del Rio, children Tommy (Rachael) Johnson II of Boiling, Clint Johnson of Corpus Christi, and Jennifer Adams of El Campo. Brothers and sister-in-laws, Donald and Pam Johnson of Louise, Glen and Ginna Johnson of Edna, and sister and brother-in-law Judy and Mark Sablatura of El Campo; two grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held Saturday, Dec. 13, from 8 to 9:30 a.m., at the at Triska Funeral Home. Funeral services were at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 13, at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Rick DuBroc, Rev. Pat Traxler, and Rev. Joyce McCormick officiating. Interment followed in Morales.
Pallbearers were Bubba Vincent, Robin Taylor, Hap Roberts, Sonny Seawald, Bradley Smith, Donnie Wilkes, Tommy Charbula, and Allen Biggerstaff. Honorary Pallbearers were Texas Parks and Wildlife law enforcement officers, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association, Mike Ryan, Steve Backor, El Campo Masonic Lodge #918, Pat Atkinson, Glenn Atkinson, Dr. John McNeill, Staff at Warm Springs Rehab in Victoria, and Care Assistants: Sheila, Estella, Vangie, and Ruby Daniels.
Memorials can be made to the Tommy Johnson Memorial Law Enforcement Scholarship Fund at Commercial State Bank, P.O. Box 150 El Campo, or Everyday Heroes at P.O. Box 348 El Campo.