TYRONE, Okla. – Lenard L. "Cowboy" Johnson, 72, died Saturday, May 22, 2010, at his home.
He was born Jan. 4, 1938, to Howard and Pauline (Hansen) Johnson in Homer, Neb.
He worked at Swift and Co. in Sioux City, Iowa, later for NATCO, and eventually owning and operating Johnson Roustabout Service for 25 years. He also worked for ADM in Tyrone for several years.
He is survived by four sons, Howard Johnson, Ottawa, Ill., Terry Johnson, Ottawa, Bruce Johnson and wife, Tracey, Seargant Bluffs, Iowa, and Jason Johnson and wife, Tara, Tyrone, Okla.; one daughter, Debbie Reetz and husband, Jeff, Willmar, Minn.; one brother, Edward Johnson and wife, Sonya, Sioux City, Iowa; two sisters, Judy Carda, Lincoln, Neb. and Marilyn Ditzworth and husband, Tom, Audubon, Iowa; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and companion Irene Stacey.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Brian Johnson; one daughter, Pamela Fields; and two sisters.
o Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Miller Chapel with Pastor Chuck Scroggs presiding.
Burial will be at Elmhurst Cemetery in Guymon, Okla.
Friends may call until 8 pm. today at Miller Mortuary.
Memorials are suggested to Cancer Center of Kansas in care of Miller Mortuary, 908 N Lincoln Ave, Liberal, KS 67901.