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Leslie Edward Johnson, Jr.

September 14, 1965 — November 10, 2021

Hewitt, Texas

Leslie Johnson Jr, 56 of Waco, passed away on November 10, 2021 at his home.  A Visitation will be 2 – 4 pm, Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Grace Gardens Funeral Home.  Graveside Service will be 2 pm, Monday, November 15, 2021 at Waco Memorial Park Cemetery.

Leslie was born September 14, 1965 to Leslie and Delores Johnson.  Growing up in Hewitt, he enjoyed playing high school football where he graduated from Midway High School in 1983.  He was also active in the FFA and played drums for the marching band.  After graduation, he attended TSTI for a short time.  He worked as a diesel mechanic then got his CDL and was a truck driver.  He met Sherry Londenberg and they married on November 14, 1986 in Waco, Texas.

Les enjoyed being a member of the Central Texas Gunslingers.  He also enjoyed racing dirt track cars and was very successful in the pure stock class.  Later in life he enjoyed fishing and spending time with family, especially his grandchildren, whom he adored.

He was preceded in death by paternal grandparents Edward Leslie Johnson, Emily and Woodrow Hope; Maternal grandparents, Blanche and Raymond Smith.

Survivors include, parents, Leslie and Delores Johnson, of Crawford; sisters, Traci and husband Lee Honeycutt of North Lake, Tx, Lacey and husband Shane Sandhoff of China Spring, Lindsey and husband Jay Parker of Crawford, Tx; daughter, Kimberly and husband Jacob McKee of Bruceville, Tx; son, Trey Johnson of Waco; grandchildren, Cody McKee, Kalli McKee, Kaidence McKee, Lane Johnson, and Charlotte Johnson; great grandchildren, Constance McKee, and Keoni Trevino; and many nieces and nephews.

The family would like to extend a special thank you for all the thoughts and prayers.

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