Bobby Wayne Johnson, Jr.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Bobby Wayne Johnson Jr., 39, of Manila, passed from this life Sunday, April 22, 2012, at his home. Born in Jonesboro to Bobby Wayne and Judy Marie Zarnes Johnson, he attended Bethany Baptist Church and was a U.S. Army Reserve veteran. Bobby loved being with his children and grandchildren, was an avid wrestling fan and was a wrestler when he was younger. He also was a former volunteer with the Armorel Fire Department.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Bobby is survived by his wife, Maria Ortiz Johnson of Monette; mother, Judy Lilly of Manila; children, April Johnson and Areal Carrothers, both of Morganfield, Ky., Lasha Johnson of Jonesboro, Randy Johnson and Alex Johnson, both of Monette; brothers, Tony Johnson of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Rusty Holt of Roy, Wash.; grandchildren, Christopher Carr and Allen Carr, both of Morganfield, Ky.; and stepsons, Tristan Cook and Cody Cook, both of Jonesboro.

Graveside services will be 2:30 Wednesday, April 25, in Manila Cemetery with Rev. Gary Hyde officiating. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. at Cobb Funeral Home in Blytheville.

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