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Elgin Johnson '97 August 30, 2019 8:09 AM updated: August 30, 2019 8:15 AM

7525 Old Jacksonville Hwy
Tyler, TX 75703
(903) 581-2008

Elgin Johnson
February 16, 1975 - August 25, 2019

A memorial service for Elgin Johnson, 44, of Bullard will be held on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Colonial Hills Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Carter officiating. A private family burial will take place following the memorial service.

Mr. Johnson passed away Sunday, August 25, 2019 in Bullard. He was born February 16, 1975 in Jacksonville to T.J. Johnson and Bertha Cantley Johnson.

Elgin was a life-long member of Corinth Missionary Baptist Church in Bullard, and attended and served at Colonial Hills Baptist Church in Tyler. He graduated from Bullard High School and Texas A&M University. He held the position of teacher, coach, and assistant principal at Robert E. Lee High School in Tyler for 19 years, and assistant principal at Nichols Intermediate in Jacksonville for 2 years.

Elgin was preceded in death by his mother, Bertha Johnson of Bullard. He is survived by his loving family including his wife, Penny Johnson; son, Spenser Johnson; son, Beau Johnson of Bullard; father, TJ Johnson of Bullard; sister, Darlene Marshall of Tyler; brother, Tony Johnson and wife Ester of Bullard; brother, Kevin Johnson and wife Tamma of Bullard; brother, Tim Johnson and wife Kim of Bullard; sister, Tammy Johnson of Bullard; brother, Keith Johnson and wife Guerda of Bullard; sister, Teresa Marion and husband Dimitri of Bullard; nephew, Chris Marshall and wife Irma of Austin; niece, Holly Chitundu and husband Brian of Pennsylvania; nephew, Matthew Johnson of Bullard; niece, Ashley Johnson of Washington, DC; nephew, Donovan Johnson and wife Nicole of Troup; nephew, TJ Johnson of Bullard; nephew, Aaron Johnson of Denton; nephew, Trevor Johnson of Bullard; nephew, Alex Johnson of Bullard; niece, Lauren Johnson of Bullard, niece Darla Hibbler of Bullard, nephew Austin Hibbler of Bullard; niece Madison Hibbler of Bullard; great-nephew, Ke’Shaun of Troup; great-nephew, Kameron of Troup; great-niece, Micah of Austin; great-nephew, Jay of Austin; and great-nephew, Malachi of Troup.

Honorary pallbearers will be TJ Johnson, Tony Johnson, Kevin Johnson, Tim Johnson, and Keith Johnson.

Visitation is scheduled from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, August 30, 2019 at Corinth Missionary Baptist Church in Bullard.

If desired, memorials may be made to a college fund set up for Elgin’s boys at Texas National Bank in Bullard.


AUG 30. 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CDT)

Corinth Missionary Baptist Church
FM 346
Bullard, TX, 75757

Memorial Service

AUG 31. 1:00 PM (CDT)

Colonial Hills Baptist Church
7330 South Broadway
Tyler, TX, 75703

Cemetery Details
Private Burial


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