Roy Johnson, of Killeen, addressed the Killeen ISD school board Tuesday evening. Johnson said he's being pushed out of the bus driving position he's held for the past 13 years as he fights stage IV cancer.

A Killeen ISD bus driver who garnered attention this week following an emotional speech to the Killeen school board returned to work Friday.

Killeen Independent School District bus driver Roy Johnson, who has worked for KISD for 13 years, reported for work again Friday as a bus monitor — a position he happily accepted as he continues his fight against stage IV metastatic gastric cancer.


Killeen ISD bus driver Roy Johnson said he misses his students and coworkers. Johnson has been unable to drive a bus since his cancer diagnosis in March. | 254-501-7567


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Last year in April I found out I had breast cancer and I was a custodian for kisd and in June of last year after I had my port put in I was made to resign my position because they said I could not lift more than 10 pounds. I do not understand why they made me resign my position I could still dump trash sweep and mop floors basically do my job. When they made me resign I lost my healthcare kisd is unfair to their employees that become sick


This is wonderful news! Our prayers are with you, Mr. Johnson.

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