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Johnny T McMasters

June 21, 1933 ~ June 8, 2019 (age 85)

Shannon- Johnny T. McMasters, 84, departed this life at his son's residence in the Brewer Community after a long illness. Born in Tupelo on June 21, 1933 to the late William Alan and Lucy Vance McMasters, he attended Shannon High School. A patriotic American, he served in the U. S. Army during the Korean War and was honorably discharged as Sgt. First Class. Johnny was a police officer with the Tupelo Police Department and later served the State of Mississippi as an officer with the Mississippi Highway Patrol, retiring in l971. A Methodist and lover and great respecter of the outdoors, Johnny was an avid hunter, a legacy he passed to his children and grandchildren and a master fisherman. He loved taking care of his grandchildren. 
A graveside service will be held at 5 PM Monday, June 10, 2019 at Brewer Cemetery. Mississippi Highway Patrol Honors will be delivered. Visitation will be from 4 PM-service time at the Brewer United Methodist Church. Holland Funeral Directors is honored to be serving their friends and neighbors. 
He leaves behind his two sons, John McMasters, Jr. (Lynn) of Brewer and Richard "Richie" McMasters of Shannon. his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson, Trent McMasters. Condolences may be e mailed to

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