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John William Wasson Jr.

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Retired, Chief of Inspections at City of Greenville, SC

Died: June 11, 2017

  1. From Vaughn Wicker : Many of you on my friends list also knew my best friend, Johnny Wasson. I'm sorry to inform you this way that Johnny died Sunday just after we finished the last hole on our annual golf trip.
  2. Johnny loved his friends, loved sharing laughs with them and lived his life to the fullest. All who knew him were blessed to have had that opportunity.
  3. I ask that you please keep his wife Ellen, his three sisters and other family members in your thoughts and prayers.
  4. Arrangements for the services for the celebration of his life are as follows:
    • Visitation will be tomorrow night from 5-7 at Fletcher Funeral Home in Fountain Inn, SC -http://fletcherfuneralservice.com/
    • The funeral service will be at 2:00 Thursday at Mauldin Frst Baptist Church, Mauldin, SC - http://www.fbcmauldin.org/ Please send memorials in lieu oflowers to the church in Johnny’s name.
    • Burial will be at Graceland East Cemetery, Simpsonville, S- http://www.burialplanning.com/cemeteries/graceland-east-memorial-park/
    • The mailing address for cards only is 104 Hunt Club Drive,Simpsonville, SC 29680.
John William Wasson Jr.


John William Wasson Jr., 65, husband of Ellen Smith Wasson for 45 years, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 11, 2017.

Mr. Wasson was born in Greenville to the late John W. Wasson Sr. and Mildred Gambrell Wasson. He retired as the Chief of Inspections for the city of Greenville and was an alumnus of Greenville Technical College. He served as the past president for the S.C. Mechanical, Plumbing, and Gas Inspectors Association. John was a HEJAZ Shriner and served as Past Master of the Taylors Masonic Lodge #345. He was an honorary member of the Building Officials Association of S.C. and a member of the Upper State Code Enforcement Association of S.C. John was an avid golfer and a member of Fox Run Country Club. He was a member of Mauldin First Baptist Church.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are three sisters, Sandra Calvert (Jesse Coker), Donna Lanier, and Mary Jane "MJ" Wasson; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Fletcher Funeral Service.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Mauldin First Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Wade Leonard. Entombment will be in the mausoleum at Graceland East Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Mauldin First Baptist Church, 150 S. Main Street, Mauldin, SC 29662. Fletcher Funeral Service
Published in The Greenville News on June 14, 2017

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