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Godwin Antoine Johnson

January 12, 1970 — January 12, 2024


Godwin “Gus” Johnson, a beloved father, grandfather, son, and brother, who brought laughter into the lives of all who knew him, transitioned on January 12, 2024. He leaves behind a legacy filled with humor, storytelling, and a deep passion for the Dallas Cowboys. His remarkable personality and zest life will continue to in the hearts of he touched.

Born in Pineville Louisiana, Godwin grew up with an infectious sense of humor that quickly became trademark. He attended Block High School in Jonesville Louisiana, where he entertained classmates and teachers alike his quick wit and comedic timing. Even at a young age, it was clear that Godwin had a unique ability to bring an uplifting spirit into any room.

Alongside his academic pursuits, Godwin embarked on various endeavors that allowed him to showcase his unmistakable charm and talent. As an avid race car enthusiast, he found great pleasure in spending time at the track in Kennedale. Here, Godwin's passion for speed intertwined with his larger-than-life personality, creating an atmosphere of excitement and amusement wherever he went.

However, it was Godwin's unwavering love for the Dallas Cowboys that truly defined him as a die-hard fan. His enthusiasm for the team knew no bounds and became a source of inspiration for everyone around him. Whether they were winning or facing challenges on the field, Godwin stood firmly by his beloved Dallas Cowboys with unwavering loyalty.

Beyond his involvement in sports and hobbies, Godwin possessed an extraordinary gift for storytelling. His ability to spin humorous tales left listeners doubled over with laughter and eagerly awaiting the next chapter of his anecdotes. Through his stories, Godwin had a distinctive way of bringing people together and forging lasting connections.

In addition to his vibrant personality, Godwin deeply cherished his family and friends who were an irreplaceable part of his life. He is survived by his loving daughters, Lacy and Ahliyah Johnson, who were the pride and joy of his heart. Godwin is also mourned by his dedicated father, Stanley, and devoted mother, Darlene, who supported him endlessly in his endeavors. His brothers Gerald and Eldred, along with his sisters Frederica, Sherica, Bianca, and Brandi, formed an unbreakable bond that transcended mere siblinghood.

The legacy of Godwin Johnson carries on through the next generation as well. His adoring grandchildren
Landon Moton, Kasen Moton, Noe Gateskill, Navy Gateskill, and Knox Gateskill will treasure their memories of their loving grandfather forever. Additionally, he leaves behind a host of nieces and nephews who will forever remember his infectious laughter and genuine warmth.

Godwin Johnson has begun a new chapter beyond this mortal realm, but his spirit will live on through the memories he created and the lives he touched. As we bid farewell to this extraordinary individual who brightened our world with laughter and love, let us carry forward his legacy by embracing humor in the face of adversity and cherishing the bonds we share with our loved ones.

May Gus rest peacefully in eternal bliss while regaling the angels above with his captivating stories and contagious laughter.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation for Godwin Antoine Johnson

Thursday, January 18, 2024

2:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Golden Gate Funeral Home-Dallas

4155 S R. L. Thornton Fwy, Dallas, TX 75224

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Funeral for Godwin Antoine Johnson

Saturday, January 20, 2024

Starts at 9:00 am (Central time)

Golden Gate Funeral Home-Dallas

4155 S R. L. Thornton Fwy, Dallas, TX 75224

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