James Benton “Jet” Johnson passed away peacefully at home on November 1, 2020 at the age of 73. James was born in New Salem, Texas on April 8, 1947 to Benton and Anna Johnson. A high school football star for the Henderson Lions and an alumnus of The University of Texas, his love for football was only surpassed by his love for his family.
He is survived by his loving wife Rebecca Johnson, his children Rhianna Burns, Ryan Johnson, Bradley Johnson, Joe Rackley, David Rackley, and James Rackley, ten grandchildren, his sister Joy Hand, numerous nieces and nephews, and other loving family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents and his brothers Ted Johnson and Leo Johnson. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home Chapel in Henderson, Texas. Interment will follow at New Salem Cemetery under the direction of Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Tim Johnson, David Johnson, Scott Williams, Deven Johnson, Trevor Johnson, and Jordan Robinson.
Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.crawfordacrim.com.