John Dzara, age 74, of Copperas Cove passed away on Friday, May 22, 2020 in Temple. Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 PM, Friday, May 29, 2020 at Scott’s Funeral Home of Copperas Cove with burial following at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 PM Thursday at the funeral home.
John was born on August 2, 1946 to John and Frances Doiniak Dzara outside of Pittsburg, PA. He joined the United States Army in 1966 and served for 20 years. After his retirement, he worked another 23 years on Fort Hood for DPW. John married Louise Hunter in 1976 in New York. He was a founding member of the VFW Post #3393 for over 40 years. He was also a member of the La Societe 40/8 Locale #266. John loved to restore cars, work in his garden, playing the guitar and most of all loved his daughters and grandkids.
John was preceded in death by his father; daughter, Jacki Vaughn; grandchildren, Alicia, Alexa, and Kyle Rodgers.
John is survived by his wife, Louise Dzara; mother, Frances Dzara; daughters, Denise Dzara, Diana Dzara, Tina Rodgers and husband, Neil; son-in-law, David Vaughn; two sister, Becky Dzara, Lisa Hunter; and grandchildren, Joshua Vaughn, Rachel Dzara, Olivia Dzara.