Wakefield '60 Classmates: In Memoriam
John Phillips Shasteen
b: 8/28/1942 d:
Phillips Shasteen was born October 28, 1942 in Ft. Gordon, Georgia to parents John Lee and
Grace Lucille (Phillips) Shasteen and entered into eternal rest on March 1, 2017 at the
age of 74. John attended Rutgers in engineering, graduated from University of Texas
at Arlington with a Bachelors Degree in Business and TCU with a Masters in Business.
John served in the United States Army and was a Vietnam veteran. He was in the TET
offensive with the 1st of the 9th Air Calvary division. John loved sailing and
working on cars. He was a member of the Triumph Club and Sailing Club in
Houston. John was a very loving and caring man who will be missed by all who knew
and loved him.
John was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years Marissa Shasteen of Gun Barrel City, son
David Shasteen and wife Alison of Heath TX, son Michael Shasteen and wife Mina of The
Colony TX, son Chris OKeefe and wife Debbie of Ashburn, VA and son Greg OKeefe
and wife Trac of Stanford VA, grandchildren; Dorian Shasteen, Alex, Colin and Nathan
Shasteen, Sean OKeefe and wife Brittney Beckett, Caitlin OKeefe, great
-grandchildren; Lilly Beckett, Aria OKeefe and other loving family members and many
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