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John A. “Johnny” Driskell, Jr.

Johnny Driskell JR Pic fixed“Johnny” John Arlen Driskell, Jr., age 59, of Houston, TX passed away Friday, July 10, 2020 at Tomball Regional Hospital CCU with his family there with him. He passed peacefully of Covid-19. Johnny was born September 8, 1960 to Sarah and John Driskell, Sr. in Fort Worth, TX.

Johnny has always been a sweet and loving son, brother, nephew, uncle and cousin. He has had many illnesses in his lifetime, but has always risen above them with God’s help. Johnny was such a blessing to his family and loved going to church and listening to the music. You wouldn’t see him without a stereo in his hand. He liked singing and playing his keyboard, usually making up his own words. Johnny never met a stranger, he loved everyone and hugged them to show how much he cared. Johnny’s biggest joy in life was loving animals, especially dogs and cats, and he had many in his lifetime. He was a great inspiration to his family and extended family. Johnny was loved and will be missed by all who knew him.

“Suffer the little children to come unto Me”   Mark 10:14

Johnny is survived by mother, Sarah Gibson Singleton of Tomball; father, John Driskell, Sr. and wife, Karla of Houston; sisters, Sarita Driskell of Tomball, Angela Driskell of Houston, Ashlee Driskell Juarez of Magnolia; brother, Eric Driskell and wife, Teri of Denver, CO; nephews, Aaron Bivens of Tomball, Nathan Cossin of Corpus Christi, Nicholas Cossin of Houston, John A. Driskell, III of Denver, CO, Tobias Juarez of Magnolia; nieces, Maya Driskell of Denver, CO, Aida Lee Juarez of Magnolia; numerous cousins; aunts, Linda Butler of Dickinson, Betty Seale of Pollok; uncles, Tommy Driskell and wife, Jeanie of Crockett, Harold Robertson of Waco. He was preceded in death by grandparents, Montie and Hansel Gibson, Verna and Jasper Driskell; aunt, Anna Robertson; uncles, Jim Butler, Gene Gibson, Dalton Seale; and cousin, Randy Seale.

Private (family only) funeral service for “Johnny” John Arlen Driskell, Jr. will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 18, 2020 in the First Christian Church, Crockett, TX.  Public graveside service to follow at the Evergreen Memorial Park with Dr. Tim Allen officiating.

Flowers or donations may be made to Johnny A. Driskell, Jr. Memorial Fund, 700 East Houston Ave. Crockett, TX 75835.

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  1. Our deepest condolences to the entire Driskell Family. My husband, Johnny I had those wonderful and beautiful HUGS that only Johnny could give. His way of showing anyone of his happy heart. He is ALL LOVE and deeply loved. We are all soooo heartbroken for the family and send our lifting prayers to each of you. God bless and keep you all in HIS GRIP.

    All our love.
    Johnny & Rachel Rocha and Family – Houston, Tx.

    • Thank you, my Beautiful & dear extended family….you all know what it’s like, to lose someone you hold so close to your heart. Johnny will always be with us….a part of my heart is gone, at least until I see him again.
      Love you, Rachel & Johnny & family…always!!

  2. Prayer sent asking God to comfort this family. No doubt that Johnny was loved by so many. May he rest in peace. I am sure he is hugging many people in heaven right now.

    Paul and Elizabeth

  3. Our deepest condolences to Angie and the Driskell family. May God hold you all tightly through this very difficult time. God Bless.

  4. We are sorry to hear of the loss of your son. Condolences to all who loved him.

    Clifford Beeson
    Barbara Beeson Fultz

  5. Johnny was synonymous with hugs. I will miss him.

  6. So sorry to hear of your loss of “Little” Johnny, as we all affectionately called him, although he now was a grown man. Always remember his loving smile and hugs for all he was around. We pray for the comfort of the family who grieve, but rejoice for John, as we know he is at peace. Love you all.

    Sonny & Debbie Driskell Rollo

  7. We are in the north country and we were very sad to read about Little Johnny’s death. His Sunday morning hugs in church will always be remembered by us. Prayers for peace and never fading sweet memories for all the Driskells. Much love.

  8. My deepest condolences to the Driskell Family John was a very loving and caring person whom never meet a stranger he will truly be missed.

  9. GOD bless each of you with HIS Peace & Love. Our thoughts & prayers are with you. Reg & Gayle

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