Retired Holmes County native L.T. “Sonny” Johnson, Jr. is among those hoping to be District 4 voters' choice to represent them on the Holmes County Board of Commissioners.
Before his retirement, Johnson lived and worked in central Florida as the owner of Johnson Crop Insurance, Inc. Before that, he worked as the County Executive Director of Polk County ASCS office.
Born in Esto, Johnson attended Poplar Springs School before furthering his education at Chipola Junior College and Troy State University. He then taught school for a few years and farmed in Holmes County for 25 years.
Johnson also served on the Holmes County School Board for six years and is a member of the First Baptist Church of Bonifay.
"I have always been a part of Holmes County and want to help our county tax payers get the most for their hard earned dollar," he said. "I will be honest, available, hardworking and always a listener to the taxpayer."
Johnson been married to his wife, Mary, for 49 years, and they have five children, 14 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.