Charles Ray Johnson

Charles Ray Johnson 53, a loving and devoted husband, son, father, brother,

grandfather, great-grandfather, cousin, uncle, nephew and friend entered his eternal

rest on Thursday, March 5, 2021 at Baylor Scott and White The Heart Hospital, Plano,

Texas.

 

Mr. Johnson will be lying in state on Monday, March 15th

with a public viewing from

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm at Richardson Hill Funeral Home, 1104 Oak Street Texarkana,

Texas 75501.

Charles was born September 21,1967 in Bowie County, to the parents of Lester

Johnson Sr. and Hattie Lee Johnson.

A longtime resident of Texarkana, TX, Charles attended Arkansas High School from

1981-1985.

While growing up in Texarkana, Charles was a faithful member of Brightstar Baptist

Church under the leadership of Pastor Leteir Davis. He served as a Deacon, Treasurer,

Grounds Keeper and made himself available for any task. After relocating, he became a

member of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Arlington, Texas under the leadership of Rev.

Dwight McKissic.

He was an employee at Cutler Construction Company in Oklahoma, City, Oklahoma.

Later, after embracing his culinary skills, Charles became the proud of The Cottage

Sports Bar and Soul Kitchen Inn in Texarkana, TX.

He later met the love of his life, Terri Cathcart and they married on October 23, 2019.

Charles took his passion and love for the Food Industry to Arlington, Texas. He then

became the Co-Owner of Chicago’s Taste & More Food Truck alongside his beautiful

wife. Charles outgoing personality was definitely an asset to the Food Truck. His

presence gave everyone a “WOW” experience. He and Terri continued their Love

Story as residents of Arlington until his recent passing. It was evident to both family and

friends how they treasured their moments together filled with joy and laughter.

In his younger years, Charles participated in competition boxing. Although he was a

sports advocate, his unimaginable love for the Dallas Cowboys was beyond measure.

Charles was intentional about representing them whenever given the opportunity.

Family and friend gatherings, Cook-Outs and making others laugh were just a few

things very dear to his heart.

His Grandparents; Jeat and Susie Johnson, Emmitt and Mary Purifoy, his brother,

Lester Johnson Jr., sister, Mary Ann Johnson and his dear Brother –n- Law Willie Dale

Jones, preceded Charles in death.

Survivors: Wife: Terri Cathcart Johnson; Mother: Hattie Lee Johnson;

Father -n- Law: Harvey Cathcart Sr,(LaVivian), Brothers: William B. Johnson (Betty)

and Freddie Johnson: Brother -n- Law: Donald Cathcart(Janet); Sisters: Susie Lee

Johnson, Margaret Johnson, Lola Gibson, Tonya Jones and Doris Richardson (Louis);

Son: Damien Davis(Britney), Marcis Brown; Daughters: Tameika Cathcart

Acy(Anthony), Tammie Cathcart, Sabrenia Peoples(Levorm), sixteen grandchildren and

four great- grandchildren; Uncles, Aunts, Nephews, Nieces, a special friend, Mark

James and a host of extended family and friends.

The Johnson Family would like to thank everyone who called, text, visited or provided

care for Charles during his brief time of illness. A special thanks to his personal

physician, Dr. Black, the staff of Wadley Regional Medical Center and Baylor Scott &

White The Heart Hospital for their excellent health care.

 

Flower arrangements for the family should be sent to Richardson Hill Funeral Home

1104 Oak Street, Texarkana, Texas.

Resolutions can be brought to the graveside service or sent to

Charles.terri2019@yahoo.com