W.T. “Dub” Johnson
W.T. “Dub” Johnson, 85, passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at Abilene Regional Hospital in Abilene, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, 2012, at the First United Methodist Church in Sweetwater, officiated by Rev. Brian Brownlow. Interment will follow at the Hamlin Memorial Cemetery in Hamlin, Texas. A visitation will be held Friday, June 8, 2012 from 6-8 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.Pallbearers at the service will be Jake Johnson, Justin Johnson, Gary Wiseman, Mike Fernandez, Bill Shuttleworth, Steven Snell and Will Snell.Johnson was born in Hamlin, Texas on Jan. 23, 1927, to Robert and Myrtis Johnson. After graduating from Hamlin High School he attended LSU and served in U.S. Army in World War II in Japan. Afterwards, he graduated from Hardin-Simmons where he earned a BBA in Business Administration. He married Anna Margaret McBride on Sept. 17, 1947, in Hamlin, Texas. While still in high school, Johnson began his banking career at Hamlin National Bank, formerly F&M National Bank, where later he served as president for many years. Johnson taught Sunday school at First United Methodist Church in Hamlin, Texas for many years, was inducted into the Boy Scouts of America’s “Order of the Arrow,” was a past president of the Hamlin ISD School Board, was on the Board of Trustees at McMurry University and also served on the board of Texas Bankers Association.Johnson and his wife moved in 1997 to Sweetwater, where he served as CEO and Chairman of the Board of Texas National Bank and was a member of the First United Methodist Church. W.T. earned a 50-year banker award from the Texas Bankers Association and was in the Lions Club for over 60 years. He was a lifelong farmer and rancher and he loved to travel.Dub is survived by his wife, Anna Margaret Johnson of Sweetwater; sons, Bill Johnson and wife Susan of Sweetwater and Jim Johnson and wife Jemmye of Hamlin; daughters, Margaret Scharlach of Little Elm and Amy Snell and husband Steven of Pflugerville; grandchildren, Meg Hoskison and Bill Shuttleworth, Gary Wiseman and wife Annique, Justin Johnson, Jennifer Fernandez and husband Mike, Jake Johnson and wife Kayla, Madison Snell, and Will Snell; great-grandchildren, Jaleigh Kay Johnson and Tyler Gray Wiseman; nieces, Ann Sesco of Garland and Sue Martin of Austin; and nephew, Bob Johnson and Connie of Florida.Online condolences may be expressed at mccoyfh.com.