Rayo Spencer Johnson

Announcing the passing of Rayo Spencer Johnson on June 4, 2021, at his home in Hildale, Utah.

Born October 14, 1921, in Fredonia, Arizona, to Warren Elmer Johnson and Viola Spencer. Elmer was a  brother of Leroy S. Johnson, both of them, being children from Lee’s Ferry, Arizona. When Spencer was around ten years old, his father settled in Short Creek where they both lived for the rest of their lives. As a young man, Spencer married Lois Black and then later married Delone Stokes. Delone passed away on January 24, 2021, but he is survived by his wife Lois, and many children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

On Friday, June 11, 2021, from 5:00 – 8:00 pm, family visitation will be held at Spilsbury Mortuary. In keeping with Grandpa Spencer’s wishes, everyone is free to attend.

The funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 12, 10:00 am at the Community Center in Colorado City with a viewing prior to service from 8:30 – 9:30 am. Interment will take place in the Isaac Carling Memorial Park following the service.

A special thank you to the Board of Directors of Colorado City Community Center.

Arrangements are made under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 S Bluff Street, St. George, Utah 84770, 435-673-2454. Friends and family are invited to sign Rayo’s guestbook at www.spilsburymortuary.com.



5:00 -8:00 pm

Second Visitation

8:30 – 9:30 am


10:00 am


Short Creek Community Center
250 E University Avenue
Colorado City, Arizona


Isaac Carling Memorial Park
500 Township Ave, Colorado City, AZ

Guest Book

6 Responses

  1. Magnificent Spencer! Thank You For The Awesome Memories With You!! Love ‘N Healing To All Those Left Behind!!! ♥️ Your Loving Sister!!!! ♥️

  2. Sure love and appreciate this good man and the wonderful example he gave to all of us his friends. Blessings to all of his family.

  3. I learned at an early age that you don’t throw dirt clods at Uncle Spencer’s truck to try to catch a ride…he scared the devil out of me. My Mom’s brother is one of my favorite uncles.

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