Ernest Leroy “Lee” Masterson

Ernest Leroy “Lee” Masterson

Birth
Warren, Marion County, Missouri, USA
Death 28 Aug 2006 (aged 90)
Grayling, Crawford County, Michigan, USA
Burial Fairview, Oscoda County, Michigan, USA
Plot Section 7, Lot 2, Block B, Grave 2
Memorial ID 118935523 · View Source
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Ernest "Lee" Leroy Masterson
Mr. Ernest Leroy Masterson, 90, of Fairview died Monday, August 28th, 2006 at Mercy Hospital, Grayling, Michigan. Viewing is Thursday from 6-9 PM at Lashley Funeral Home, and 10:00 AM until the time of services at 11:00 AM, at New Hope Assembly of God on Friday September 1st, 2006, with Pastor Russell Bowman officiating the service. Interment at Fairview Cemetery Fairview, Michigan.
Lee was born October 22nd, 1915 in Warren Missouri to Arasmus and Orpha (Crouch) Masterson. Most of his life was spent in the Nappanee Indiana area. On December 14th, 1941 he married Elsie Mae (Hochstetler) Masterson of Nappanee. Both He and his wife and their children performed on the "Come Let Us Reason Together" Christian Radio program in South Bend, Indiana sponsored by Northwood Chapel of Nappanee, Indiana. As music was a special part of his life he gave lessons, played, and made both guitars and violins.
In his earlier years he worked as an electrician. He graduated from the Institute of Applied Science In Chicago, Illinois and then worked as a Special Deputy Sheriff specializing in fingerprinting, within counties of both Utah and Arizona. Upon returning to Indiana, Lee worked as a spray painter at Coppes Inc. a kitchen cabinet factory in Nappanee. In August of 1989 they moved to Fairview, Michigan.
He is survived by two daughters: Sharon (Jerry) Yoder of Fairview and Cynthia Masterson of Mio, and one Granddaughter Sarah Yoder.
Lee was preceded in death by his wife Elsie, his parents and brothers and sisters: Rollan, Charles, Murray, Fallie, Gilbert, Jack, Doris Masterson, Carolyn Orn, Kitty Spencer, Lillian Embrey.
Memorial contributions may be made to New Hope Assembly of God, 520 West 8th Street Mio, Michigan 48647.
Arrangements handled by Lashley Funeral Home Mio, Michigan

Thanks to FindAGrave contributor #47805504 for providing the obituary.



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  • Created by: M R McMullin
  • Added: 18 Oct 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 118935523
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ernest Leroy “Lee” Masterson (22 Oct 1915–28 Aug 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 118935523, citing Fairview Cemetery, Fairview, Oscoda County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by M R McMullin (contributor 48189337) .