Macon County Chronicle

David Roy Masters, 60

Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000185 EndHTML:0000002951 StartFragment:0000002366 EndFragment:0000002915 SourceURL:file://localhost/Volumes/SERVER/EDITORIAL/10-04-11/OBITS/masters.doc Mr. David Roy Masters, age 60, of Lafayette, Tennessee passed away on Monday, September 26, 2011 at his home after a long battle with cancer. Funeral services for David Roy Masters were conducted on Thursday, September 29 at 12 noon from the Chapel of the Alexander Funeral Home with Pastor Larry Meadors officiating. David Masters, Jr, Nick Conley, Wes Conley, and Robert (Skip) Voyles served as Honorary Pallbearers.  Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000185 EndHTML:0000004658 StartFragment:0000002555 EndFragment:0000004622 SourceURL:file://localhost/Volumes/SERVER/EDITORIAL/10-04-11/OBITS/masters.doc

Jimmy Masters, Cecil Masters, Matthew Masters, Thomas Minix, Creg Woods, and Bob Voyles served as Active Pallbearers. Interment followed in the Lafayette City Cemetery. David was born on August 2, 1951in Tampa, Florida to Alvin Masters and Margaret Pedigo Masters. He was one of three siblings born to this union.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by; one uncle, Cecil Pedigo and one aunt, Mae Pedigo. He was married as a young man and has three sons and two daughters. Being the family man that he was, David’s fiancé, children, and grandchildren were the most important to him. He always wanted the needs of his family provided for first. David worked as a law officer most of his life. He worked in three different states over the years; Warren County, Kentucky, Sumner County, Tennessee, and New York City, New York.  He also was a gunsmith and enjoyed his time spent, repairing and modifying firearms. David was an avid hunter and fisherman. Hours and sometimes days were spent on his boat and in the woods. David has many trophy deer, wildlife, and fish that he liked to show off and brag about. He hunted all over Tennessee and Kentucky, thus making a lot of friends along the way. Dale Hollow and Salt Lick Creek were some of the places he enjoyed fishing. He was a partner co-owning “Pedigo’s Spin-rite Pork Rind Fishing Bait”. David will be greatly missed by his loving family and friends. He is Survived By; Sons, Jimmy (Laura) Masters of Carthage, TN, Cecil (Brittany) Masters, and David Masters Jr. all of Lafayette, TN, Daughters, Jennifer Masters Sluss and Thomas Minix of Scottsville, KY, and Eva Renae Masters (John) Martin Ramsey of Knoxville, TN, Brother, Everett (Shirley) Masters of Gretna, Nebraska, Sister, Avie (Jeff) Carolan of Lutz, FL, Fiancé, Lovelle North and her daughter Elizabeth North of Lafayette, TN.