Johnny passed away surrounded by his loving family. Preceded in death by his sons John Ralph, Jr., Race Charles, his parents Jack and Kate, his sisters Dorthy Kae Turner, Caral Ann Dade, nephew Travis Gutke. Survived by his loving daughter Jennifer, 5 grandchildren, 2 brothers and 4 sisters, many nieces and nephews.\n\nJohnny’s career started at a young age at KFC. He worked there for many years. He was a successful business owner of many restaurants.\n\nJohnny’s first love was his family. His second love was his horses. He owned, bred, and raced many horses. Johnny loved his time at the track. He won and lost there too. Johnny loved to gamble. He was a high roller. He was always very generous, and handed out cash to his nieces and nephews.\n\nJohnny always dressed sharp and loved his cowboy boots. He had his sense of humor till the end.\n\nHe will be dearly missed by friends and family.\n\nA funeral service will be held on Monday, March 14, 2022 at 11:00 am at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 S. State Street, Murray, UT, with a viewing from 10:00 – 10:45 am. Interment at Wanship Cemetery.