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Ken Johnson


Last updated 5/29/2015 at Noon

Ken “Scooter” Johnson, Jr. 52, of Orange, died Thursday, May 28, at his residence.

Friends are invited to join the family for a graveside service at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, May 31, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City. Officiating will be the Rev. David Turner of Little Cypress Baptist Church. Services are under the direction of Claybar Funeral Home.

Honorary pallbearers will be Arty Crow, Johnny Breaux, Brud Thomassee, Charles Dunkin, Brandon Breaux, Brandon Wells, Harry Still, Michael Crump, Saxton Crump, Kirk Still, Danny Posey, Edward Gene Johnson.

Born in Orange, July 5, 1962, Scooter is the son of Ken B. Johnson, Sr. and Gayle (Still) Johnson. He was a yard master and truck driver for Trans Global but was a country musician at heart. He loved the outdoors, hunting and fishing; being with his family, friends and especially his nephew, Jacob. He enjoyed playing, talking and was always a kid at heart. He was a member of First Baptist Church.

Preceded in death by his father and grandparents, Scooter is survived by his mother, Gayle Johnson of Orange; brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Janie Johnson of Orange; nephew, Jacob Johnson of Orange. He is also survived by his uncle and aunt, Harry and Judy Still of Orange; aunt, Cornelia Darby of Houston and numerous cousins and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Make-A-Wish Georgia, 1775 The Exchange SE, Suite 200, Atlanta, Georgia 30339. Online donations may be made at


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