Willie Russell Johnson
1927 — 2021
Willie Russell Johnson, 94, (former Mayor of Hurst) passed away, October 28, 2021. A graveside service will be 1pm, Saturday, November 6, 2021 at Weinert Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday, November 6, from 10am to 11am at Haskell Funeral Home. 2 Avenue D. Condolences may be made at haskellfuneralhometx.com. Russell was born in his parents house on October 12, 1927, in Weinert, TX. In 1948, he married Jackie Sue Walker and they had two sons, Jerry and Michael. He graduated from Hardin Simmons University in 1951. He was with Container Corporation and then went into the insurance business in 1960. He was president of Hurst Jaycees, Charter member of the Rotary Club, and belonged to...