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John Albert Massengale

August 26, 1938 ~ October 13, 2022 (age 84) 84 Years Old
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Services for John Albert Massengale, 84, of Temple will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 18, 2022, at Harper-Talasek Funeral Home in Temple. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Cemetery in Temple. Mr. Massengale died peacefully Thursday, Oct. 13, at his residence.

He was born Aug. 26, 1938, in Temple to Albert Rufus and Frances Elizabeth Massengale. He graduated from Temple High School in 1957. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and was a certified public accountant. He was an auditor with the Texas State Board of Insurance. He also operated a Pizza Hut franchise and owned several businesses. He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Temple.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Jeanette Mae Massengale, on Oct. 18, 2015; and by a son, John Wayne Massengale, on Dec. 24, 2007. Survivors include three daughters, Cheryl Baker of Troy, Mary Ann Chandler of Morgan’s Point Resort and Linda Copeland of Temple; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

Memorials may be made to Immanuel Baptist Church or the American Cancer Society.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

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October 17, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Harper-Talasek Funeral Home Chapel
500 West Barton Avenue
Temple, TX 76501

Funeral Service
October 18, 2022

2:00 PM
Harper-Talasek Funeral Home Chapel
500 West Barton Avenue
Temple, TX 76501


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