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William Edgar Johns


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William Edgar Johns Obituary
William Edgar Johns

Baskin - Graveside service for Mr. Edgar Johns, 79, of Baskin, will be on Friday, July 13, 2018, at 11:00 AM in Gwin Cemetery, under the direction of Young's Community Memorial Funeral Home. The family will receive friends for visitation on Thursday, July 12, 2018, from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM, at the funeral home.

Mr. Johns, a retired security officer with the Louisiana Training Institute, was born on April 29, 1939, in Baskin, LA to the union of Willie Lee Johns and Nomie Huckaby Johns; and passed from this life on July 11, 2018 in Ruston, LA. He is preceded in death by his parents, Willie and Nomie Johns; wife, Virginia Fisher Johns; and brothers, Charles Johns and Sylvester Johns.

In 1956, Edgar Johns was named All-State at both Back and Tackle, making him the only player in Mangham Dragons history to make LSWA all-State on both sides of the ball. He also loved to Fox Hunt, to work his cattle, and to farm.

Survivors include his three step-children, William Fisher, Jennifer Fisher Marsh, and Patricia Parish; his two brothers, Bennie Johns and wife Beverly, and Huey Johns; and three sisters, Frances Lowery and husband Billy Ray, Robbie McKeithen and husband Landel, and Rosie Hayes and husband Bennie Joe.

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Published in The News Star on July 12, 2018
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