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Johnny Compton

Johnny Compton
March 9, 1934 - October 5, 2018


Johnny Daniel Compton passed away Friday, October 5 in his home at the age of 84.

Memorial services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, October 8, 2018, at Lunnís Chapel. Arrangements are under the direction of Lunn's Colonial Funeral Home.

Johnny was born on March 9, 1934, in Round Timbers, Texas, to the late James Everett and Hester Willie (Tubbs) Compton. At the age of 14 he went to work on the Swenson Ranch. He worked on several ranches though out his life including the 6666ís, YL and SMS, and he was the foreman at U Lazy S for several years. He served in the United States Army in 1957. He met his wife Claudette Thompson at the SMS ranch in Throckmorton, Texas. They were married October 10, 1959 in Graham, Texas.

Mr. Compton will be remembered as a loving (but stubborn) husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and brother.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Claudette Carol Compton of Wichita Falls; a daughter, Debra Stone of Wichita Falls; two granddaughters, DeAnna and her husband JW Poage of Wichita Falls and Jenna Danielle and her husband Tristin Dozier of Iowa Park; three great-grandsons, Dillon Poage, Aiden Poage and Riley Dozier; his brother, Bobby Compton of Tulia, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews.


He is preceded in death by his parents; an infant son, Jerry David; brother, J.T. Compton; and sister, Louise Jordan.