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Al Johnson
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 • Posted September 14, 2011

Al Johnson, of Fredericksburg, passed away on Saturday, August 27, at the age of 80. Mr. Johnson is survived by his wife Nancy Johnson, of Fredericksburg, 2 daughters Alison Jane Johnson Huff of Sugarland and Kimberly McKay Johnson of Fredericksburg. He is also survived by a sister Carolyn Hope Hildebrand and husband Kelly of Kerrville, 2 brothers Rex Johnson and wife Cappy of Rocksprings and Jerry Johnson and wife Judy of London, 2 grandchildren Amanda Kathryn Huff and Dillon Locket Huff. He was preceded in death by a brother James M. Johnson. Nathaniel Al Johnson was born in London, Texas, on November 20, 1930, to Nathaniel Mogford Johnson and Inez Amelia Glidden Johnson. He graduated from Menard High School when he was only 16 years old and attended Schreiner Institute (now Schreiner College) and Tarleton before graduating from Texas A & M with a degree in agriculture. He taught school and then worked for a feed company before serving in the Army from 1954 to 1956. After his time in the Army, Al went into the cattle business. He was a well known and respected cattle buyer with a reputation for honesty and integrity. He loved to watch football and baseball on TV in his spare time. In 1995 Al and Nancy moved to Fredericksburg where he was an active member in the Fredericksburg United Methodist Church. It should also be mentioned that he loved pets. Al was a beloved employee of Jordan Cattle Auction and a dear friend to many. He was killed Saturday, August 27, 2011 in a single vehicle accident. He had left the sale and was a few miles out of Fredericksburg where he lived. Please pray for his family!A memorial service for Al Johnson will be held September 16 @ 2 p.m. at the Fredericksburg United Methodist Church 1800 N Llano (Hwy 16), Fredericksburg, Tx. Memorials in his honor may be made to: Freeman Fritts Animal Clinic & Shelter 515 Spur 100, Kerrville Tx 78028 www.freemanfritts.com or Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation, P.O. Box 369, Kendalia, Tx. 78027. www.wildlife-rescue.org

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