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John Edwin Rasco

Funeral services for John Edwin Rasco, 69, of Tyler are scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Glenwood Church of Christ in Tyler with Dr. Tommy King and Dr. Wes Crawford officiating under the direction of Lloyd James Funeral Home. Burial will be in Cathedral in the Pines Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, at funeral home.
Mr. Rasco passed away on Friday, March 14, 2014, in Frisco.
John was born on Aug. 15, 1944, in Tyler to the late Edwin Maurice and Nina Kathleen Arnold Rasco. He graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in 1962 and received a bachelor's degree from Abilene Christian University in 1968. Currently he was the vice president of Westwood Residential in Frisco. He was a praise team member and former deacon of Glenwood Church of Christ. He sang with The Vocal Majority, a men's barbershop chorus.
In addition of his parents he was preceded in death by his sister, Sally Rasco Paden.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Jerri Rasco, of Tyler; children, Greg Rasco and wife Leslie, of Tyler, Jill Rasco and Joel Randle, of Frisco, and Amy Rasco Porter and husband Mark, of Hallsville; grandchildren, Justin Rasco, Jalen Randle, Taylor Rasco, Sarah Rasco, Ivy Rasco, Mallory Porter, Blake Porter and Luke Porter; and twin sister, Joan Rasco Allan of Wichita, Kan.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, 2600 Network Blvd., Suite 300, Frisco, 75034; or Christian Homes and Family Services, 5476 Hollytree Drive, Tyler, 75703; The Vocal Majority Chorus, P.O. Box 3063, Coppell, 75019.

Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Mar. 18, 2014
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