Johnson Jr. Feb. 24, 1995 - Nov. 3, 2012 OKLAHOMA CITY Kittrick Denone Johnson, Jr. was born February 24, 1995, in Midwest City, Oklahoma, to Kittrick Denone Johnson, Sr. and Donna Jane Shuf-field. Kit was a senior at Midwest City High School. Kit could accomplish anything he set his mind to do. Kit's life was cut way too short, but those who were touched by him understood that the quality of existence far exceeds the quantity of time in which one lives. He had a gentle smile that would light up a room. Kit loved his family and friends. He also had a passion for helping others and motorcycles. He once said, "Riding my motorcycle is like flying free." Kit also enjoyed skateboarding, video games and craigslist. He found love for working and saving his money for his motorcycles and hobbies. Kit loved to give to others and to make sure they were taken care of. He was employed by Crest Foods on Douglas in Midwest City, OK. Kit leaves to cherish his memories: both of his parents, Donna Jane Shuffield, Kittrick D. Johnson, Sr. both of Oklahoma City; three sisters, Diamond D. Asberry, Katon K. Johnson, and Kallie J. Johnson all of Midwest City, OK; one brother, Deonte A. Thomas Johnson of Edmond, OK; nephews, Mitchell Crawford, Preston Crawford, Corey Shuffield, Jason Shuffield and niece, Kourtney Roberson, grandparents, Johnnie and Irene Shuffield all from Prague, OK. Kit has a host of aunts and uncles: Tracy Crawford which preceded him in death, Cinthia Shuffield, Stella Smith, from Oakland, CA, Terri Tharp and Ella Tharp, both of Midwest City, Ethan Tharp of Beggs, OK, Carlton Tharp, Artemus Tharp of Oklahoma City. OK, Keith Tharp of Midwest City, OK; and his girlfriend Ashley Berry. Kit's extended family Bobbi Ellis, Donna Tyra, Jawayna Marshall all of Jones, OK, Kenneth Marshall, Gage Tyra, Kaleb Marshall, Tatelyn Marshall Kyrra Johnson of Spencer, OK, Jada White of East St. Louis, Il, Fannie Dixon of Collinsville, IL, Johnny (Laverne) Johnson of Florissant, MO, Kevin (Sally) Johnson of Olympia, WA, Cory (Patricia) Strotter, Lemoyne White, Shaquille White of East St. Louis, IL, Kele Johnson of Springfield, MO; and a host of cousins, family members, and friends. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday November 9, 2012 at the First Southern Baptist Church, 6400 S. Sooner Rd., Oklahoma City, OK with graveside services at 2:00 p.m. at Sunny Lane Cemetery, Del City, OK. To leave your condolences please visit

Published in The Oklahoman on Nov. 8, 2012