Christopher “Shane” Johnson, age 48, of Lakeway, TX, went into the arms of Jesus on October 5, 2019. He was born August 17, 1971, in Garland, TX. Shane was a radio disc jockey and TV personality in Dallas/Fort Worth in the 1990s. He followed that with a decade in politics, serving as the Mayor of Rowlett, Texas. He was at one time the youngest Mayor in the State of Texas at the age of 28. Shane managed a successful career in homebuilding for nearly two decades. Notwithstanding his professional life, he often said his faith in God along with his wife and children were his most proud milestones.
Shane is survived by his devoted wife and best friend: Jenny Johnson; loving step-daughter Shaylea Jane and amazing son Brannon Layne; parents: Neal and Christi Johnson, and Bobby and Cindy Thompson; sister Jennifer Johnson; brothers: Jonathan Johnson and wife Camille, and Noah Johnson; nieces: Kylie and Kyndall; nephew: Trent; and many cousins. Shane was also blessed with a large and caring family of in-laws in Ohio. He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents; Carl and Natacha Johnson: and maternal grandparents; Everett and Hazel Morgan.
A celebration of Shane’s life will be held at 4:00 pm Friday, October 11, 2019, at Reflections at Rest Haven Funeral Home-Rockwall Location with Pastor Gary Coleman officiating.