Little Tommy Johnson Sr.
Lifetime Bristow area resident, Little Tommy Johnson Sr. was born April 12, 1942, to Albert Johnson, Sr. and Minnie (Coker) Johnson. He departed this life on Friday, July 20, 2018, in his Bristow home at the age of 76.
Little Tommy was a Vietnam Vet who served his country in the United States Marine Corp. He later went on to marry Kitty Bear and to this union, two children were born.
Little Tommy worked for and later retired from Arrow Trucking Company in Tulsa where he worked 30-plus years.
Little Tommy was a member of the Nuyaka Ceremonial Grounds. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, playing horseshoes, camping and watching college football and the Thunder.
Little Tommy is survived by two sons, Little Tommy Johnson, Jr. and his wife, Elizabeth, of Tulsa and Brien Dreu Johnson and his wife, Sherry R., of Sapulpa; one brother, Albert Johnson Jr. and his wife, Joyce, of Kellyville; two sisters, Ruby Johnson, of Spencer and Reba McDermott, of Bristow; eight grandchildren, Little Tommy Johnson, III and his wife, Chenoa; Sarah Johnson; Olivia Johnson; Summer Noah and her husband, Heath; Crystal Spencer and her husband, Dominic; Ashley Johnson; Ky Mathews; Kody Whitehead; 14 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife; four brothers, Ben Johnson, Wilbert Johnson, Nathan Johnson and Cecil Deere; and one sister, Ellie Mae Johnson.
A wake service was held at 7 pm, Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at Little Tommy’s homestead. Funeral services were held 2 p.m., Wednesday, July 25, 2018, also at Little Tommy’s homestead. Interment will follow in Johnson Family Cemetery.
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