Michael Alan Johnson of Abilene, Texas, passed away on November 25th 2020.
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He was born in Hawarden, Iowa to parents Daniel and Marilyn Johnson on February 22nd, 1957.
Michael spent the majority of his adolescence in South Dakota. After graduating high school in 1975, he joined to Air Force and moved to Abilene, where he met the love of his life, Mary Ramirez. They married on March 12th 1977 and welcomed one son. He continued his education at Cisco Junior College in Abilene and graduated in 1980 with an Associate's degree in drafting.
Michael was a skilled contractor and mechanic and a bright light in the lives of everyone he met. He loved the gift of gab, and made friends where ever he went. He had a love for drag racing and won several awards for his accomplishments. In the racing circuit he was known as Monza Mike. His many passions included fishing, hunting, and tractor pulls.
Above all, he loved his beautiful family and his cherished granddaughter Tazia Johnson of Slidell Louisiana
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Mary, parents Daniel and Marilyn, sister Debbie Aeschliman and brother-in-law Mike, nephews Chayne, Chad and Chase and niece Jessica. On his wife's side, he is survived by his sister-in-law Gloria, her husband David Shehan and niece Sophia. He is preceded in death by his son Dustin.