Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Doak D. Masters (May 30, 2010)

Doak D. Masters, 80, of rural Arcanum, died Sunday, May 30, 2010 at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton. He was born in Hilham, TN on May 18, 1930 the son of the late Grover L. and Myrtle McCoy (Flatt) Masters. He was an employee of Inland Manufacturing, retiring 1985. He was a U.S. Army veteran. Doak organized and held the Painter Creek Blue Grass Festival at Roundeye Park, near Painter Creek, for 40 years. He was a member of the Masonic Blue Lodge, Greenville, the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of Ohio, Greenville and the Am Vets of Hillsboro. Preceded in death by Daughter Priscilla A Masters, Son Michael L. Newport, and 2 Brothers Raymond and Carl Masters. Survived by wife Pearl (Newport) Masters, whom he married December 21, 1957; Son Grover D. Masters and wife Elena, of Troy; Daughters Karrie L. Fultz-Masters of Bradford and Dovey F. Ullery and friend Wesley Coffin of Pleasant Hill; Brother Fred Masters and wife Hazel of Cincinnati; Grandchildren Dana Schumaker, Tammy Farmer, Neil Fultz, Kenneth Ullery, Casey Shaner, Michael Lanese, Jacob Fultz, Kristy Ullery, Lindsey Coffin and Jovelene Masters; 15 Great Grandchildren; Nephews Gary and Scott Masters, both of Cincinnati. Graveside Services 11:00 AM, Friday, June 4, 2010 at Newcomer Cemetery. Family will receive relatives and friends Thursday 5 - 8 PM, with Masonic Services starting at 8:00 PM at the Kreitzer Funeral Home, Arcanum.