Eldon Wayne Johns, Age 83 of Kenedy, TX passed away on Sunday, October 5, 2014. He was born on January 22, 1931 in Dallas, TX to the William and Vivian Johns. He served his country proudly in the U.S. Navy for 25 ½ years retiring as a U.S. Naval Master Chief.
He is preceded in death by his parents, William Johns and Vivian Williams, step-father, George Williams and sister, Doris Macy.
He is survived by his loving wife Elsa Castro Johns of Kenedy, TX; daughters, Felicia Rayment and husband Chris of Johnson City, TN; Peggy Farias and husband Ben of Pawnee, TX; Micki Martin of Oklahoma City, OK; Litza Doryland of Colorado, sons, Javier Johns and wife Leticia of Floresville, TX; Will Johns and fiancée Melissa Soliz of Kenedy, TX; sister, Marie Payne of Rockport, TX; brother, Charles Johns of Rising Star, TX; and grandchildren, Kayla Johns, Isiah Johns, Jada Johns, Jiannni Johns, Jordin Johns, Javier Johns, Jr., Nyla Rayment, Benancio Farias, Gabriella Farias, Marceo Farias, and Elianna Farias.
Visitation will be held Thursday, October 9, 2014 from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel. Services will be held Friday, October 10, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel with Will Johns officiating. Interment will follow in the Choate Cemetery with Military Honors.