John Foy Rasco

John Rasco

John Foy Rasco

January 28, 1926

March 25, 2018

John Foy Rasco, 92, of Dew, passed away March 25, in Waco, surrounded by his loving family. Graveside services, with Military Honors, were at 11 a.m. Friday, March 30, in the Dew Cemetery. John was born January 28, 1926 in Ennis to Oscar Rufus and Mary Cecil Seale Rasco. He was raised in Thornton and graduated from Thornton High School, Class of 1942. After graduation, he entered the U.S. Army Air Corps and proudly served his country during WWII from 1942-1945. John then continued his education at Southern Methodist University, graduating in 1949 with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. John married his loving wife, Peggy Wylie, in 1954; they were blessed with 53 years together prior to her death in 2007. They lived many years in the Dallas area until they decided to retire and move to the country. He loved living in the country where he had access to fishing, hunting, gardening and bird watching; these activities proved to be special times shared with his family as well. Spending time with family was very important to him. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

 

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