JOHNSON, Gail Edmond|
Gail Edmond Johnson was called to God on the morning of February 25, 2014. Gail was born on March 10, 1935 and was 78 years old at the time of his death. Gail was born in Pine Bluff Arkansas to Samuel Edwin Johnson and Viollette Marie Phillips.
Gail graduated high school from St. Joseph Academy in Brownsville Texas. He went on to serve in the United States Air Force in San Antonio Texas. He went on to attend and graduate from the University of Texas in Austin where he earned a bachelors degree in accounting and management. Gail started his professional life in Austin with Allied Sales before buying his first cocktail lounge in the early 70's. Gail has been in the cocktail industry ever since. He has owned many clubs over the years and still holds one of the oldest licenses in the city of Austin.
Gail's proudest achievement was his family. He is survived by his children Gail Eric Johnson and Nia Natalia Johnson; and his wife Colleen Johnson. He is also survived by his sister-in-law Catherine Johnson, niece: Robin White and her daughter Spencer, nephew: Stormy Johnson and his wife Adrienne, their kids Brandon and Cade and his other nephew: Troy Johnson.
Gail is preceded in death by his father Samuel, his mother Viollette and his brother Dale Johnson.
Visitation will be at 6:00p.m.Thursday February 27, 2014 at Cook Walden Capital Parks Funeral Home. Funeral mass will be held Friday February 28, 2014 at 1:30p.m. at St. Albert the Great Catholic Church with the burial to conclude at Cook-Walden Capital Parks Cemetery.
The family has no specific charity but would appreciate a donation in Gail's name to your own
Published in Austin American-Statesman from Feb. 27 to Feb. 28, 2014