Herman Ladell Johnson, Sr.

August 28, 1955 - April 12, 2021


Obituary For Herman Ladell Johnson, Sr.

Please observe COVID-19 guidelines at all times by wearing mask and exercise social distance.

Saturday, April 17, 2021
1:00 PM
St. John Baptist Church
Rev. Ray Hendricks, Eulogist
Rev. Charlie Cade, Interim Pastor

Monday, April 19, 2021
Lakeview Cemetery

Wells Funeral Home is inviting you to Celebrate the Life of

Herman Ladell Johnson, Sr.

Meeting ID: 897 0415 2175
Passcode: Johnson

Herman L. Johnson, Sr. (a.k.a. Dell) was called to be with the
Lord on April 12, 2021 at the age of 65. He was born in Wichita
Falls, TX on August 28, 1955 to Herman Lee Johnson and Rosie Lee

He graduated from Rider High School May, 1973. Herman went on
to pursue a Business Administration degree at Cisco Jr. College and
later completed his education at Midwestern State University in

He worked for PPG Industries from 1975 - 2003 as a Glass Processor.
After retiring, he obtained his CDL license and drove trucks around
the United States.

Herman was baptized as a child and was a member of St. John
Baptist Church in Wichita Falls, TX. Later in life, he rededicated his
life to Christ, continuing on his spiritual journey. His smile, giving
heart and sense of humor made him an asset to those who crossed
his path. The community may know Dell best from his role as a
coach and referee for youth teams. He was also a fixture at the local
YMCA's and softball complexes in Wichita Falls. In his spare time
Herman enjoyed playing his guitars, writing and listening to music.

On November, 1976, Herman married Darlene D. Harris. They
were married for 17 years. They had 3 children, Kinyett R. Harris,
Herman L. Johnson, Jr. and Andrew L. Johnson

Herman was preceded in death by his father, Herman L. Johnson
and sister Sandra Hendricks.

He is survived by his mother, Rosie Johnson; brothers, Renard
Johnson and Darryle Johnson; children, Kinyett R. Harris, Herman
L. Johnson, Jr. and Andrew L. Johnson; grandchildren, Kiana D.
Harris, Kenan D. Harris and Qamar O. Johnson; a host of additional
relatives, loved ones and close friends.

Photos & Video

Add New Photos & Video


  • To the Johnson family. We are so sorry about the homegoing of your love one. Your family is in our prayers. Florene Alexander, Diane and Donnie

  • Rosie, So sorry to learn of your son's passing. Praying for you. I think of you often, you are very special to me. Love you, Dara Forbes

  • Thank you for all the times that you made me laugh while we played softball ,while we played basketball and while we there working together at PPT glass plant. The time has come to remember what we used to do and to bring peace into all hearts in life with the smile that you give.... Gonna miss you Herman..... Animals forever.....Hammer

Add a Candle

Click a candle below to add a candle to your message.