December 20, 1922 - November 18, 2013

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Mr. John W. Massey Jr., 90, died November 18, 2013 at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center in Ft. Pierce, FL.

Mr. Massey was born in Dayton, OH and lived in Wabasso, FL for 85 years coming from his birthplace.

He was a graduate of Vero Beach High School Class of 1940 and attended the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Mr. Massey was a United States Navy veteran serving during World War II.

He was a member of Grace Methodist Church, Wabasso, FL.

Mr. Massey was a member of the Offshore Fisherman's Association, and a supporter of the Florida Sheriff's Boy's Ranch.

Survivors include his daughter, Mary Fredell and her husband, Howard of Wabasso, FL; grandson, Steve Fredell and his wife, Amy of Oviedo, FL; great-grandsons, Jonah Fredell and Jared Fredell; brother-in law, John M. "Mickey" Russell of Wabasso, FL; nephews, Steve Massey of Wabasso, FL, Robert Russell of Vero Beach, FL and Tim Russell of Ft. Pierce, FL and niece Peggy Hill of Denver, CO.

Mr. Massey was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Katherine.

Memorial contributions may be made to Shining Light Garden Foundation, Inc. 6865 33rd Ave., Vero Beach, FL 32967 or the Humane Society of Vero Beach, P.O. Box 644, Vero Beach, FL 32961 in memory of Mr. Massey.

SERVICES: A Celebration of Life will be held from 2:00 -6:00 PM on December 15, 2013 at The River House, 305 Acacia Road, Vero Beach, FL.

Strunk Funeral Home - Vero Beach
916 17th Street
Vero Beach, FL 32960

Strunk Funeral Home - Sebastian
1623 N. Central Avenue
Sebastian, FL 32958