Johnny lives in Joplin, MO. and survives the death of his dear wife Patsy, who passed away on July 9, 2013 after an unfortunate illness. Patsy worked over 30 years at First Baptist Church, where she was a member, as their financial secretary. In addition to her regular duties, she taught Sunday School; served on most of the church's committees; chaperoned many youth trips to Falls Creek; organized most of the church's special events and oversaw the maintenance of the church. She was loved by her family, friends,and her church members.