William “Bill” Johnson, 69, of Orange died Monday, December 10, 2007, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 15, 2007, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange, the Reverend Mike Jones officiating.

Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Orange.

Visitation begins at 6:30 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home.

Bill was born August 19, 1938 in Lawrence, Kansas.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Pearl Johnson.

Bill is survived by his sons, John Kevin Johnson and wife Lisa of San Antonio, Brian Kyle Johnson and wife Jennifer of Alvin and daughter, Alisha Dawn Johnson of Orange.

Also surviving him are 9 grandchildren, and brothers, Bob Johnson, Hiriam Johnson and Johnny Johnson.