Bobby Ray Johnson, age 72 of Dayton, passed away February 8, 2019. He was born October 5, 1946 in Crossville, TN. Bobby was preceded in death by his parents: Ward Johnson and Fannie Mae Welz; wife, Pamela Johnson; and his beloved dog, Sandy.
Bobby is survived by his step-father, Donald Welz; daughter: Barbara (Ken) Taylor; son, Rodney Hoskins; grandchildren: Ashley Taylor, Austin Taylor and Mindy Russo and several great-grandchildren; brother, Sam (Pat) Johnson; and best friends: Jimmy and Bea.
Bobby was a former volunteer at Grandview Hospital and was an avid and current volunteer at The American Red Cross. He loved Nascar, car shows, fishing and camping. Bobby enjoyed helping others.
A gathering of family and friends will take place from 10 am to 12 pm on Monday, February 18, 2019 at Newcomer North Chapel, 4104 Needmore Road. A funeral procession will leave immediately following the gathering for a graveside service at Hillgrove Cemetery, Dayton, Ohio. Donations can be made to the funeral home to help with final expenses. To share a memory of Bobby or leave a special message for his family, please click the Share Memories button above.