Clay William Mastin Sr., 69, of Millers Creek, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 at Forsyth Medical Center.
Mr. Mastin was born Sept. 22, 1943 in Wilkes County to William Thomas and Nobie Chambers Mastin. He was a Vietnam Army veteran and Ranger.
Mr. Mastin was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Doris Bumgarner.
Surviving are his wife, Patsy Bauguss Mastin; son, Chip Mastin and wife, Amanda, of Wilkesboro; two daughters, Tonya Goss and husband, Ken, and Lynn Simmons, all of North Wilkesboro; two brothers, Ray Mastin and wife, Vera, of Kernersville, and Jerry Mastin of Wilkesboro; one sister, Diane Laws and husband, Jerell of Purlear; grandson, Logan Goss; step-granddaughter, Emily Shumate; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013 at Miller Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Mike Caldwell, the Rev. Dwayne Andrews and the Rev. Mike Church officiating. Burial, with military rites by Veterans of Foreign Wars Honor Guard Post 1142, followed in Scenic Memorial Gardens.
The family received friends at Miller Funeral Service from 1 until 2:30 p.m. Sunday, prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kan. 66675; or to the Special Olympics of Wilkes County, P.O. Box 566, Hays, N.C. 28635.
Miller Funeral Service was in charge of the arrangements.
Online condolences may be made to www.millerfuneralservice.com.
Pallbearers were Jim Bob Caldwell, Ethan Williams, James Johnson, Allen Roberts, Jeremy Testerman, Marc Elliott, Randall Pierce and Donnie Pierce. Honorary pallbearers were David Caldwell, Cliff Richardson and Hobert Yates.