Ole Johnny is still buried by the tree and I understand it is a tourist attraction. I've had conversations with several of my Ringo relatives and we mostly agree that his present burial spot is appropriate. Besides if we tried to move him back to Wayne County, some guy from Tombstone would probably start shooting at us. I had an interview with the local newspaper, the Tombstone Tumbleweed a few years ago. I wanted to let them know that Johnny Ringo came from good family. His Uncle was the first Sepreme Court Justice for the state of Arkansas. They weren't that interested, but they did do 3 articles on my interview.
Johnny didn't have much contact with his family after his brother Martin was killed in Texas during the HooDoo War. He made one or two visits with his Mom and sisters in California when he was in... more
I have seen one of the guns. Apparently my great-uncle was there when he died. As they moved his body the gun from his boot fell out. I was told that my great-uncle grabbed it and turned it into the... more