Former member of popular Villages town square band dies after brief illness

Don Johnson

Don Johnson, a former member of the band Cactus Jack and the Cadillacs, died recently after a brief illness.

The oldies band has long been a popular attraction at town squares in The Villages. Johnson gave the band a spark with his energy and passion for rock and roll.

Johnson, 62, “died peacefully” on Jan. 16 at Central Florida Regional Hospital in Sanford, according to his obituary at

Don Johnson performs with Cactus Jack and the Cadillacs at Spanish Springs Town Square recently.