William Kenneth McMasters

January 29, 2013

William Kenneth McMasters

Washington resident was car enthusiast

William Kenneth “Pappy” McMasters, 67, of Washington, died Monday, January 28, 2013, in Washington Hospital.

He was born December 4, 1945, in Washington, a son of the late Robert F. Sr. and Lucretia V. Bird McMasters.

Mr. McMasters owned Bill’s TV Repair at one time, and also Bill’s Auto Repair for 12 years.

An avid car enthusiast, he especially enjoyed drag racing. He also enjoyed spending holidays with family and friends, watching Steelers games and traveling, having visited almost every state.

On October 8, 1966, he married Laverne Olsen, who survives.

Also surviving are three sons, Kenneth P. McMasters of Washington, Keith F. McMasters of Morgantown, W.Va., and John P. McMasters (Bobbie Jo) of Washington; two daughters, Sherry L. Morris of Claysville and Billie Jo Amon of Washington; five brothers, James F. Skidmore of Cleveland, Ohio, and Charles K. McMasters, Donald E. McMasters (Delores), Ronald R. McMasters (Laura) and Michael A. McMasters, all of Washington; three sisters, Ella J. Wright of Washington and Sandra L. Ramey and Pauline M. Huffman (Christopher), both of Carmichaels; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Deceased are a son-in-law, Keith Morris; two brothers, Robert F. McMasters Jr. and David W. McMasters; and a sister, Bonnie S. Thomas.

Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, February 1, with Pastor James Sevon Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Washington Cemetery. Additional information and a guest book are available at www.NealFuneralHome.com.



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