Johnnie Ray Deatherage died Oct. 4, 2013, at Heights Nursing Home in Gonzales, Texas, following a long illness. He was 59.
He was born in Abilene, Texas, Jan. 29, 1954, to Alova Deatherage Wohlfahrt and Harvey Deatherage.
The family moved back to Crawford in 1956 where he attended Crawford School. They moved back to Texas in 1964. He graduated from Marion High School in Marion, Texas, in 1973.
He joined the U.S. Army in 1973.
Mr. Deatherage was a veteran and worked many jobs.
He is survived by a daughter, Kristin; siblings, Bruce (Pat) Deatherage of Kansas, James (Laurie) Deatherage, Edward (Brenda), Wohlfahrt, Kerrie Wohlfahrt and Karleen Wohlfahrt, all of Texas; and many aunts, uncles and cousins in Delta County.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two nieces; and a nephew.
No services will be held. His ashes are to be scattered.blog comments powered by Disqus