Clifton Leroy "Roy" Johnson
October 13, 1919  -  January 19, 2018

Clifton Leroy "Roy" Johnson

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MintonChatwell Funeral Directors
314 S. Hedgecoke
Borger, TX  79007
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
6-8 pm
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Grace Church
401 Gardner
Borger, TX  79007
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
2 pm
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Westlawn Memorial Park
8745 Hwy 136 - 6 Miles West of Borger
Borger, TX  79007
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Clifton “Roy” Leroy Johnson, 98, passed away Friday, January 19, 2018.

Funeral services will be held 2 pm Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at Grace Church. Burial will follow in Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors. The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at the funeral home.

Roy was born October 13, 1919 in Bryan County, Oklahoma to Lula McAlester Evans and Charles Harrison Johnson. He married Velma Dean Raney on September 25, 1940. Roy worked as a welder for JM Huber, Roadrunner Trucking and retired at the age of 62 from GP Guinn Trucking. Roy could fix anything. He was a wonderful cook and was known for his chicken and dumplings and homemade rolls. Roy had a wonderful sense of humor and if he liked you his was always picking on you, may even say he was going to whip you.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Velma Dean Johnson; son, James Clifton Johnson; grandson, Alva Leroy “Lee” Marchman; great granddaughter, Chelsea Brooke Brantwein; five brothers; and four sisters.

Survivors include his son, Charles “Chuck” Johnson and wife Kathy of Fritch; daughters, Pat Minton and husband Jim of Borger, Deana Mercer and husband Sammy of Panhandle; ten grandchildren; twenty-four great grandchildren; thirteen great-great grandchildren; and a sister, Dolly Moore of Pheonix, Arizona.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Melissa and Cheryl of Kindred Hospice and Samantha of Kindred Home Health.


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  1. Candie Weber
    Stinnett, TX

    So sorry to hear of “Pawpaw Roy’s “ passing! We lived next door the them on Minnesota Street when I was growing up. We would “accidentally “ hit the ball over the hedge and it would magically come back over! He was an Angel on Earth!

  2. David Sly
    Fritch, TX

    Sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless, David and Mary Sly

  3. Carolyn Wilkinson
    Fritch, TX

    So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for all.

  4. Wiley & Joyce coile
    Borger, TX

  5. Lowes Grocery store
    Borger, TX

    Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you!! He made our days alot brighter and kept us on our toes a time or to!!We was blessed to get his homemade hot rolls as well!!He will be missed!!

  6. Sonia luna
    Borger, TX

    Roy will be missed,we at Lowes loved to talk to him and he made us the best rolls,no one could cook like him,until we see you again my friend,rest easy!

  7. Launa and Buddy Patton
    Pampa, TX

    Pat and family, praying that God will cover you all in comfort and understanding and joy in knowing that you will be with him again....In our hearts and prayers....

  8. April Keena

    Roy was such a neat guy. I am so sorry to hear of his passing. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. May God give you comfort during this time.

  9. Phyllis Landers Busby
    Fritch Texas 79036, TX

    Sorry for your loss. I we always loved your Dad in our family.Roy was always such fun.He will be missed by so many.! 0ur hearts are with you 0n your loss. God bless you.

  10. Kay Tubbs Klaus
    Amarillo, TX

    My prayers and thoughts are with all of you. Mr Johnson was so sweet . Had the pleasure of being his daughters's best friend and we gave him a lot of heck sometimes! What fond memories! Love all of you!
    Kay Tubbs Klaus

  11. Cindy Lima
    Frisco, TX

    Even though I don't get to see y'all or talk you as often as I'd like, I still love you with all my heart and as much as ever. You will always be my family. My heart is hurting for you and I pray that God gives you strength to get through this. We know he's up there having a grand old time with your mom and giving Lee a hard time like he always did. Prayers to you all. I LOVE YOU!

  12. Allen and Pat

    Dear Pat and family. So sorry about Roy's passing. He will be missed. He was a sweet man. He was a little hoot. Loved him dearly. Prayers going up for all of you. You have sweet precious memories.

  13. Mike & Faye Blans
    Borger, TX

    So sad for the family. Prayers and thoughts for all of the family.

    Roy was one of kind. He always had a wisecrack, joke or story for you. He has finished the course and he enjoyed his life. Now he can enjoy his reward. A life well lived.

    Love yall.

  14. Charlie King
    Borger, TX

    I worked with Roy at roadrunners and g.p.guinn.
    Always loved joking and laughing with him.
    He was the most fun to be around.
    Prayers for the family !

  15. R C Hopper
    Springfield, MO

    Prayers and deepest sympathies

  16. Lisa Gillispie
    Borger, TX

    Dear Pat and family,

    I’m am so sorry for your loss. I pray that all the good memories and good times ease your pain. God bless


    Lisa Gillispie

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