Ray LaMastus 1930-2015


Ray LaMastus, 84, Denison, died Thursday, March 19, 2015, at Ce­dar Village in McPherson.

He was born Aug. 30, 1930, in Bowling Green, Ky., the son of John and Jewel Neighbors LaMas­tus. He had lived in the Denison community since 1993 and previ­ously lived in Culver.

Mr. LaMastus was an over-the-road truck driver.

He married Barbara Kay Fox on Oct. 22, 1960, in St. Louis, Mo. She died June 30, 2014. He also was preceded in death by four sis­ters, Mary, Bennie, Nevera and Nina LaMastus; and six brothers, Sam, Ernest, Earl, Shirley, Billy and James LaMastus.

Survivors include two sons, Ronnie L. LaMastus and wife Tanya, Roxbury, and Donald La­Mastus and wife Sue, Holton; a sister, Carol Schadler, in Missouri; a brother, Bennie LaMastus, in Ohio; five grandchildren, Kristine LaMastus, Ryan LaMastus and wife Hayley, Kyle LaMastus, Cody LaMastus and Chris Morr; and three great-grandchildren, Shane Miller and Alyssa and Brayden LaMastus.

Celebration of life services will be held at 6 p.m. today at Mercer Funeral Home in Holton. Burial will be held in Culver Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Children’s Hospital, sent in care of Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436.

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