Larry Don Johnson was born to Ester Lee Johnson (Pollard) and Mack “Junior” Hicks in Kilgore September 19, 1951. He attended school at C.B. Dansby, Kilgore High School and Rice University where he obtained an Associate of Arts Degree.
He worked as a truck driver for approximately 35 years and was a co-owner of a cab.
He was preceded in death by his father, Mack “Junior” Hicks; brother, Clifford Lee Pollard; daughter, Sheila Fuery; son, Larry Don Johnson Jr. (Bimbo), and ex-wife Gwendolyn Bacon.
Larry Don Johnson had three children with first wife Hestina Yvette Fuery Johnson and three with Gwendolyn McGowen (Bacon).
He leaves to cherish his memory, siblings Ester Shaw (Byron), Jennifer Sanders (J.D), Christopher Pollard (Allena), Braelon Pollard (Whitney), Paula Hicks, Yolanda Hicks, Nedra Faye Williams (Charles) and Charlezetta “Penny” Nelson; children, Alpha Mathis (Greg), Larry Demond Johnson, De’Acraues Johnson (Tracy) and Shun Johnson, as well as 21 grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.