John Edwin Mascarenas, 75, of Campbellsville, KY, son of the late David Mascarenas and Anita Smith Mascarenas, was born April 5, 1944, in Penasco, New Mexico. He died at 8:20 P.M., Tuesday, April 16, 2019 in Louisville.
He was of the Catholic faith and he served his country honorably for twenty-one years in the United States Army. John was also a retired employee of the United States Postal Service. He was a member of many different American Legion posts across the United States, was an avid bowler and was a very caring person who would give the shirt off his back to help anyone in need.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 6 brothers, 1 sister, 1 nephew, 1 brother-in-law and his mother-in-law & father-in-law.
He united in marriage to Carmelita Howard August 5, 1980.
Wife: Carmelita Mascarenas of Campbellsville
3 sons & 3 daughters: Robert N. Caffee & wife Amanda, John R. Mascarenas & wife Cindy, Genevieve Caffee & significant other Tim McCarol and Madelyn Wise & husband Matthew all of Campbellsville, KY; Nathan J. Mascarenas & wife Kimberly of Fountain, Colorado; Rachel Fox & husband Sheldon of Colorado Springs, Colorado
1 brother: Wilbert Pete Mascarenas and wife Louella of Cerritos, California
2 brothers-in-law: Allen Johnson and wife Angie of Campbellsville; Lowell Howard and wife Linda of Kissimee, Florida
Several nieces & nephews and many other relatives & friends
VISITATION: 1:00pm-3:00pmET, Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 3:00pmET, Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Bro. Mike Humphress with full military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO MARION COUNTY VETERANS HONOR GUARD, ST. JUDE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OR SHRINER’S HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME