Johnny Ray Yancey, age 54, passed Thursday January 5, 2012 in Elmendorf, TX. Johnny was born Saturday July 6, 1957 in Houston, TX to Melvin and Patsy Yancey, both who precede him in death. He is also preceded in death by his daughter Amanda Ruth Yancey and a nephew Eric James Valderez. Johnny is survived by his children Brandon Yancey and wife Tracy of SC, Woodrow Louis Bear and wife Alaintha of Livingston, TX, Sophia Schaffer and Stephen Croft of San Antonio, TX, Ronnie Ray Yancey and wife Victoria of Livingston, TX; brother, William Yancey of Livingston, TX; sisters, Susan Olmstead and husband Chuck of Surfside, TX, Elizabeth Larose and husband Corkey of Livingston, TX; nephew, Paul Valderez and wife Crystal; aunt’s,Eula, Jeanette Coleman, Virginia Holt and Marie; uncle’s, Robert Yancey and wife Bobbie, Pete Kimes and wife Diane; 8 grandchildren; mother of his children, Tina Seagroves; numerous other loving family and friends. Visitation for Johnny will be Tuesday January 10, 2012 12-2 pm with funeral service to follow at 2 pm at Neal Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Blue Water Cemetery, Livingston, TX. All services were handled under the trusted care of Neal Funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family request donations to help cover funeral expenses.