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William Collis Johnson
Carnes Brothers Funeral Home

William Collis JohnsonWilliam Collis Johnson, age 26 of Galveston passed away at his residence on Wednesday, February 6, 2008. Funeral mass will be 10:00 am Tuesday, February 12, 2008 at St. Patrick Catholic Church with Father John Paul Flajole officiating. Burial will be private. The family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Monday from 5:00pm until 8:00pm with a rosary to be recited at 6:30 pm.

William was born October 20, 1981 in Galveston, Texas to Carl Frankie Johnson, III and Patricia Linda Perez. He was a 1999 graduate of the Seaborne Challenge Corp where he was # 1 in a class of 99 people. He joined the Air Force and went to boot camp at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. He loved snow boarding, skate boarding, listening to music, playing with his nephews, reading, working out, bike riding and spending time with his family. He currently was enrolled at Phoenix University to earn his bachelor degree.

William served time in Desert Storm and received numerous medals. He received the acquired certificate from Fairchild Air Force Base, Fairchild Washington, while stationed at Spokane, Washington as the Chief Supply Officer. He received the Air Force Achievement Medal for outstanding achievement in June 2002 and September 2002. He also received the Air Force certificate of training in November 2000 and received the certificate of recognition at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas January 2001.

Survivors include his father Carl Frankie Johnson, III, mother, Patricia Linda Kish and husband Kenneth all of Galveston; sisters, Irene Rosa Johnson of Houston and Patricia Johnson and Michael Wagner of Austin; grandmothers, Marion Alderete of Galveston and Isabel Perez of Brownsville; nephews, Nicholas Rodriguez, Gabriel Bustamante and Dylan Wagner; aunts, Margie, Minnie, Maria, Dolores, Irma and uncle, Beto Perez, Jr.; and aunts, Ann, Sue, and Julie Johnson all of Galveston, and numerous cousins.

William was a gorgeous, talented, intelligent, young man whose family is extremely proud of and will miss very much.



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