He was born on March 31, 1927 in Kennett. He moved to Michigan in 1964 and spent 25 years as a banker for Michigan National Bank. He retired to Mountain Home in 1989. Bill was a US Army Veteran of WWII. He was a devoted member of The Gideons International and a member of Mountain Home First Assembly of God. He was an avid coon hunter, gospel music lover, talented bass singer, and a great family man.
Bill is survived by his wife of 59 years, Sue; daughter, Myra (Athward) Masters, of Lake Orion, Mich.; two grandchildren, Rick Masters, of Shreveport, La., and Stephanie Tyler, of Centerville, Tenn., and one great-grandson, Dustin Tyler.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday, May 2, at Kirby & Family Funeral Home in Mountain Home.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, May 3, at Kirby and Family Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Mike Howell officiating.
A graveside service will be held at 3:30 p.m., Monday, May 3, in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett.
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