Masters Raymond Donald Masters, 85, passed away on Monday November 16, 2020. He was born in Moundsville, West Virginia in 1935 to the late Raymond Burdette and Margaret Irene (Kimple) Masters and has lived in Jacksonville for many years. He was a veteran and retired from the US Marine Corps after 21 years of service to our country, and also retired from Anheuser- Bush Brewery after 20 years. Raymond was the oldest of 12 children. He is preceded in death by his son Ricky Masters, brothers, Charles and Jimmy Masters, Sister Nancy Boggs. Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Mozell Viola Masters; sons, Robert Masters, and Henry Stanton; brothers, Howard Masters, Robert Masters, Tommy Masters, Jerry Masters, and Theodore Masters; sisters, Rebecca Mercer, Dorothy Henry, and Kathy Mariner; 7 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday November 24, 2020 at 11am in the chapel of Cedar Bay Funeral Home, 405 New Berlin Road, Jacksonville, with Pastor Jason Masters officiating. Interment with military honors will follow at 1pm in the Jacksonville National Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday morning starting at 10am.
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