WACO, TX – Former Waco City Councilman and local civic leader Lawrence Johnson has died of complications from COVID-19.
Johnson died Tuesday at Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest Medical Center at age 72.
Funeral arrangements were still pending Wednesday morning.
In addition to serving on the Waco City Council from 1990-2000, Johnson also served on the Waco Plan Commission and on the boards other local agencies and non profit organizations.
He graduated from Carver High School and attended Prairie View A&M and George Washington University, earning his law degree.
He also served as president of the Waco Chapter of the NAACP.