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LINDA LINDA from KNOXVILLE TN wrote on July 30, 2021 at 2:47 pm
I AM SO SORRY JOHNNY IS NOW LONGER WITH US MY HEART GOES OUT TO HIS FAMILY AND TO ALL HIS FANS HE WILL BE MISSED BY EVERYONE MY HEART JUST BROKE WHEN I HEARD OF HIS PASSING HOWEVER EVERYONE WILL SEE HIM AGAIN HE IS LOOKING FORWARD TO THAT DAY RIP JOHNNY
I AM SO SORRY JOHNNY IS NOW LONGER WITH US MY HEART GOES OUT TO HIS FAMILY AND TO ALL HIS FANS HE WILL BE MISSED BY EVERYONE MY HEART JUST BROKE WHEN I HEARD OF HIS PASSING HOWEVER EVERYONE WILL SEE HIM AGAIN HE IS LOOKING FORWARD TO THAT DAY RIP JOHNNY
DOTTY LOU CARREIROP DOTTY LOU CARREIROP from FLA wrote on July 30, 2021 at 11:33 am
YOU MADE A DIFFERENCE IN EVERYONES LIFE, THREW MUSIC , TV AND ROPING, YOU WILL BE SADLY MISSED THEW ALL OUR LIVES, YOU LEFT BIG SHOES TO FILL, TAKE CARE OF PAW. THANK YOU CHARLOTTE FOR TAKING SUCH GOOD CARE OF JOHNNY
YOU MADE A DIFFERENCE IN EVERYONES LIFE, THREW MUSIC , TV AND ROPING, YOU WILL BE SADLY MISSED THEW ALL OUR LIVES, YOU LEFT BIG SHOES TO FILL, TAKE CARE OF PAW. THANK YOU CHARLOTTE FOR TAKING SUCH GOOD CARE OF JOHNNY
Bair Bair from Up north wrote on July 25, 2021 at 10:12 am
Just finished watching the Tinhorn episode - Johnnyโ€™s acting, the way his face creases with worry & anxiety after he inadvertently writes gambler, then gunfight while doing his homework after Lucas has gone into town to deal with a potentially violent poker game, is simply brilliant - heโ€™ll always be admired for the great man he was
Just finished watching the Tinhorn episode - Johnnyโ€™s acting, the way his face creases with worry & anxiety after he inadvertently writes gambler, then gunfight while doing his homework after Lucas has gone into town to deal with a potentially violent poker game, is simply brilliant - heโ€™ll always be admired for the great man he was
Leeann Stewart Leeann Stewart from Columbus wrote on July 24, 2021 at 8:48 pm
i have written on this wall before, and i am writing on it again because i'm watching the rifleman as i'm typing right now... seeing johnny's face brings me joy but with tears. it makes me wish that he could have lived forever as if he was the most beautiful human being on earth, and that i've looked up to for the past 12 years of my life. i met johnny in arizona in 2012, and he sang to me and danced with me... i was only 5. i've been watching him since i was able to remember what it was like watching him... bless his heart. i miss johnny so much. i think of him everyday...
i have written on this wall before, and i am writing on it again because i'm watching the rifleman as i'm typing right now... seeing johnny's face brings me joy but with tears. it makes me wish that he could have lived forever as if he was the most beautiful human being on earth, and that i've looked up to for the past 12 years of my life. i met johnny in arizona in 2012, and he sang to me and danced with me... i was only 5. i've been watching him since i was able to remember what it was like watching him... bless his heart. i miss johnny so much. i think of him everyday...
Doug poole Doug poole from Danville Alabama wrote on July 23, 2021 at 12:01 pm
I just found out about Johnnyโ€™s passing, with such sorrow to here this. I am 75 years old and grew up watching the Rifleman, and still watch reruns every day. Johnny was such a great actor and musician, I remember him singing one of the songs he sang to his girlfriend on the show a few years ago, brought back memories. Prayers to the family.
I just found out about Johnnyโ€™s passing, with such sorrow to here this. I am 75 years old and grew up watching the Rifleman, and still watch reruns every day. Johnny was such a great actor and musician, I remember him singing one of the songs he sang to his girlfriend on the show a few years ago, brought back memories. Prayers to the family.
Linda Ann Jones Linda Ann Jones from Arlington, Texas wrote on July 21, 2021 at 4:35 pm
Johnny was such a great actor. It is so sad that his memory left him. He is in Heaven now and completely healed living it up with his "second Pa", Chuck. May all his Family and Friends be Blessed!
Johnny was such a great actor. It is so sad that his memory left him. He is in Heaven now and completely healed living it up with his "second Pa", Chuck. May all his Family and Friends be Blessed!
Valerie Kirchmann Valerie Kirchmann from Massapequa Park NY wrote on July 18, 2021 at 8:11 pm
Deepest sympathy to all the family. Johnny was a great wonderful kind person. Great actor and singer.
Deepest sympathy to all the family. Johnny was a great wonderful kind person. Great actor and singer.
Andrew Mattingly Andrew Mattingly from Port Orange ,Fl. wrote on July 17, 2021 at 11:31 am
What a beautiful tribute. I'm 73 and grew up watching The Rifleman and still watch re-runs today. So sorry for your loss. Thanks for sharing.
What a beautiful tribute. I'm 73 and grew up watching The Rifleman and still watch re-runs today.
So sorry for your loss. Thanks for sharing.
Gary McIntyre Gary McIntyre from Ocala wrote on July 13, 2021 at 7:35 pm
I am 71 years old and Johnny was a friend of mine on TV. His performance will always be remembered for a super sensitive, concerned and helpful son. Iโ€™m sure his legacy of powerful and good performances wonโ€™t be forgotten.โค๏ธ๐Ÿ˜ƒ
I am 71 years old and Johnny was a friend of mine on TV. His performance will always be remembered for a super sensitive, concerned and helpful son. Iโ€™m sure his legacy of powerful and good performances wonโ€™t be forgotten.โค๏ธ๐Ÿ˜ƒ
Andreas Preute Andreas Preute from Burbank,SD wrote on July 12, 2021 at 11:26 pm
As a small boy growing up watching "The Rifleman" I still get chills watching the opening to the show. I counted 13 shots. I decided to check out the web site, and was aw struck to learn of the passing of Johnny Crawford: Not more than 90 days ago, and he was born on March 26, same as me. RIP Johnny.
As a small boy growing up watching "The Rifleman" I still get chills watching the opening to the show. I counted 13 shots. I decided to check out the web site, and was aw struck to learn of the passing of Johnny Crawford: Not more than 90 days ago, and he was born on March 26, same as me. RIP Johnny.
Barb Barb from Benbrook Tx wrote on July 12, 2021 at 10:53 am
I had such a crush on Johnny. I always followed his career beginning as a Mouseketeer. Rest In Peace Mark!
I had such a crush on Johnny. I always followed his
career beginning as a Mouseketeer. Rest In Peace
Mark!
Susan Nelson Susan Nelson from Oak creek wrote on July 11, 2021 at 10:21 am
I am so sorry to hear of Johnny's passing. He was such a good role model to me as a kid. Such a talented actor and singer. God bless you all. And God bless the memory and legacy of Johnny.
I am so sorry to hear of Johnny's passing. He was such a good role model to me as a kid. Such a talented actor and singer. God bless you all. And God bless the memory and legacy of Johnny.
Glenn Glenn from Millsboro, Delaware wrote on June 25, 2021 at 7:03 am
I just found out a couple of days ago that Johnny had passed. I would like to wish the family my condolences. I am a farmer who grew up watching the Rifleman in the fifties and sixties. I can only say how sad I am that he has passed. He was an inspiration to me as I was growing up as well as Iโ€™m sure he was to others. If the young men of our current generation would like a role model, I would recommend they watch episodes of The Rifleman and model themselves after Mark McCain. Thanks Mark, (Johnny), hope to meet you one day. Thanks for all the memories.
I just found out a couple of days ago that Johnny had passed. I would like to wish the family my condolences. I am a farmer who grew up watching the Rifleman in the fifties and sixties. I can only say how sad I am that he has passed. He was an inspiration to me as I was growing up as well as Iโ€™m sure he was to others. If the young men of our current generation would like a role model, I would recommend they watch episodes of The Rifleman and model themselves after Mark McCain. Thanks Mark, (Johnny), hope to meet you one day. Thanks for all the memories.
Tom Rosenbaum Tom Rosenbaum from Scottsdale wrote on June 22, 2021 at 3:12 pm
Huge fan and followed Johnny's career as it took on new directions. I am incredibly sad to read of his passing. It seems that the good character portrayed by Mark McCain was simply as continuation of Johnny's actions in real life. My condolences.
Huge fan and followed Johnny's career as it took on new directions. I am incredibly sad to read of his passing. It seems that the good character portrayed by Mark McCain was simply as continuation of Johnny's actions in real life. My condolences.
Donna Donna from Albany, NY wrote on June 18, 2021 at 4:59 pm
Dear Charlotte: My sincere condolences on the loss of your beloved husband. Our family has enjoyed the Rifleman for years. Just this month we discovered it was available to watch again, and are enjoying it again. I like to look up show trivia while watching and discovered the news of Johnny's passing. How sad I felt at his loss, especially the last living link to a classic show. His wonderful boyish smile still the same after all the years. I especially felt bad to learn of his suffering a horrible disease. I empathize, my sister lost her husband this year to a horrible disease, he was only 71. That Johnny was taken at 75 still seems like he was too young and we were cheated. But thanks to him for hours of good will and moral entertainment, that will live on.
Dear Charlotte: My sincere condolences on the loss of your beloved husband. Our family has enjoyed the Rifleman for years. Just this month we discovered it was available to watch again, and are enjoying it again. I like to look up show trivia while watching and discovered the news of Johnny's passing. How sad I felt at his loss, especially the last living link to a classic show. His wonderful boyish smile still the same after all the years. I especially felt bad to learn of his suffering a horrible disease. I empathize, my sister lost her husband this year to a horrible disease, he was only 71. That Johnny was taken at 75 still seems like he was too young and we were cheated. But thanks to him for hours of good will and moral entertainment, that will live on.
Wayne Wayne from Santa Fe, NM wrote on June 18, 2021 at 1:18 pm
Thank you for bringing such joy and entertainment to so many lives. You will forever be remembered with fondness
Thank you for bringing such joy and entertainment to so many lives. You will forever be remembered with fondness
TOM PORTEL TOM PORTEL from Pueblo CO wrote on June 16, 2021 at 6:58 am
My heart is heavy recalling the passing of my boyhood idol Johnny Crawford (same age, month, and yr). I heard about Johnny in of all places: a father-son barber shop yesterday (important news travels slowly for me). The producers, directors, and writers knew who they had in Mark and "pa" McCain especially in the 50's-60's where the tag of "father-son estrangement" was so prevalent. The interaction between father and son was so authentic. Realism can only describe the McCains in both happiness and teaching which was so evident in what was the "Golden-Age" of television my generation and Johnny's ushered in. I couldn't sleep last night distracted with the loss of Johnny so I got up and read. I read a lot. Currently I'm with Roger Rosenblatt ("The Story I Am") and so timely he writes about his mother and Alzheimers. Roger writes: "The thing about Alzheimers is that if it lasts long enough, it takes away everything, not only by erasing the person you once knew but by erasing the you you knew, too,....." The essence of a very tragic disease so eloquently written. The thing is as long as I breathe Johnny's memory will remain. Thank you Charlotte... Read more
My heart is heavy recalling the passing of my boyhood idol Johnny Crawford (same age, month, and yr). I heard about Johnny in of all places: a father-son barber shop yesterday (important news travels slowly for me).

The producers, directors, and writers knew who they had in Mark and "pa" McCain especially in the 50's-60's where the tag of "father-son estrangement" was so prevalent. The interaction between father and son was so authentic. Realism can only describe the McCains in both happiness and teaching which was so evident in what was the "Golden-Age" of television my generation and Johnny's ushered in.

I couldn't sleep last night distracted with the loss of Johnny so I got up and read. I read a lot. Currently I'm with Roger Rosenblatt ("The Story I Am") and so timely he writes about his mother and Alzheimers. Roger writes: "The thing about Alzheimers is that if it lasts long enough, it takes away everything, not only by erasing the person you once knew but by erasing the you you knew, too,....." The essence of a very tragic disease so eloquently written. The thing is as long as I breathe Johnny's memory will remain.

Thank you Charlotte for relating Johnny's last breathing moments. As a retired RN I only wish I could have been there to share with two exceptional human beings.

Thank you also Charlotte, Bobby, the Connors family, and all who contributed to the livelihood of Johnny Crawford. RIP my boyfriend. Well deserved.
John Page John Page from Green Cove Springs wrote on June 8, 2021 at 6:01 pm
God Bless you Johnny. I enjoyed growing up with you. I cried tonight when I learned you had passed. My love and respects to you and your family.
God Bless you Johnny. I enjoyed growing up with you. I cried tonight when I learned you had passed. My love and respects to you and your family.
MR.N MRS ERNEST N DEBORAH NORMANDIN,JR MR.N MRS ERNEST N DEBORAH NORMANDIN,JR from Pawtucket wrote on June 5, 2021 at 2:35 pm
We didn't know Johnny died We well My Hubby Watching Him Right Now I Loved The Way The Two People Got Along So Great It's A Very Painful Loss N R Deepest Sympathy To His Family N Friends He Well Be Forever On Film"THE RIFLEMEN" I LOVE HIS SINGING HE DID On The Show
We didn't know Johnny died We well My Hubby Watching Him Right Now I Loved The Way The Two People Got Along So Great It's A Very Painful Loss N R Deepest Sympathy To His Family N Friends He Well Be Forever On Film"THE RIFLEMEN" I LOVE HIS SINGING HE DID On The Show
Bair Bair from Up north wrote on May 30, 2021 at 6:47 pm
โ€ฆ.meant to add, he intones this as the final bars of Battle Hymn of the Republic play loud & proud - the screaming match that precedes it between Sheridan & the Rebel, is loud & believable - itโ€™s the tops all the way around
โ€ฆ.meant to add, he intones this as the final bars of Battle Hymn of the Republic play loud & proud - the screaming match that precedes it between Sheridan & the Rebel, is loud & believable - itโ€™s the tops all the way around