Roger Lee Johnson was the son of Darrell Johnson and Delores (Smith) Klatt. He was born on Au. 5, 1954, at the Spencer Hospital. He grew up in the Webb area. He was baptized and a member of First Baptist Church in Webb. Roger started school in Webb and graduated from South Clay at Gillett Grove in 1973. After graduating he lived in the Webb area, some with his Grandmother Smith while working in Spencer.