John Harrington Rasor

John Harrington Rasor
July 25, 1924 – December 31, 2016

John Harrington Rasor, 92, of Temple, formerly of Waco, passed away on Saturday, December 31, 2016, in Temple. John’s support of the sciences continues even in death as his body has been given to the Texas A&M Health Science Center for medical studies. Services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral and Cremation Centers-Bryan/College Station.

Born in Collin County on July 25, 1924 the son of Chester and Willa Lucile Harrington Rasor. John completed his Bachelor of Science and Master of Library Science degrees from the University of North Texas. Prior to his retirement, John was employed as Public Services Librarian with McLennan Community College.

John’s parents, brothers and sisters all precede him in death. He is survived by his nephews, beloved nieces, Kay Marhofer of Cypress and Sylvia Williams of Garland and by his dear friends, Deana Savage and Buffy Powell both of Midland.

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  1. Sending our condolences to the family. God (Psalms 83:18) is the Creator of life. The Bible calls Jehovah God “the source of life.” (Psalm 36:9; Acts 17:24, 25) The One who gave life to all living creatures is certainly capable of restoring life to someone who has died. He has resurrected humans in the past on earth through his son Jesus Christ and he is eager to do it again. John 11:29-44; 1 Corinthians 15:26.

  2. John was a precious man with a quick whit and sharp blue eyes that caught everything! He was a joy to know and brought laughter and intellectual conversation to those he encountered. May he rest in peace and rise in glory! He is truly missed.

  3. He was a good friend to my patents and me.
    I use to like when he would come over and visit for New Years.
    Also use to love the Apricot and Rum Balls he made for the Holidays when he lived in Denton.

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