Billy Charles Johnson, 73, of Beaumont, died Thursday, October 24, 2013, at Christus Hospital St. Elizabeth, Beaumont. He was born on June 6, 1940, in Springhill, Louisiana, to Nettie Montgomery and Ellis Ray Johnson. Billy was a long time resident of the area and was a United States Air Force
veteran. Survivors include his daughter, Robbin Johnson of Wharton, Texas; step-son, Bobby Ray Cooley of Beaumont; and sisters, Betty Brice and her husband, David; Bonita Kamrath; and Julia Collins. He is preceded in death by his wife, Pauline Colley Johnson; son, Troy Wayne Johnson; his parents; and step-son, Larry Cooley. A graveside service for Mr. Johnson will be 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 4955 Pine Street, Beaumont, under the direction of Broussard's, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont.