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.
He united in marriage to Carmelita Howard August 5, 1980.
Besides his wife, Carmelita Mascarenas of Campbellsville, he is survived by three sons and three daughters: Robert N. Caffee and wife, Amanda, John R. Mascarenas and wife, Cindy, Genevieve Caffee and significant other, Tim McCarol and Madelyn Wise and husband, Matthew of Campbellsville, Nathan J. Mascarenas and wife, Kimberly of Fountain, Colorado and Rachel Fox and husband, Sheldon of Colorado Springs, Colorado; sixteen grandchildren; four great-granddaughters; one brother, Wilbert Pete Mascarenas and wife, Louella of Cerritos, California; two brothers-in-law: Allen Johnson and wife, Angie of Campbellsville and Lowell Howard and wife, Linda of Kissimee, Florida; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by six brothers, one sister, one nephew, one brother-in-law and his mother-in-law and father-in-law.
VISITATION: 1:00 - 3:00 P.M., Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 3:00 P.M., 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