Dec. 30, 1918-Oct. 4, 2004
Bradley "Buck" Masters, 85, died Monday (Oct. 4, 2004) at Hillcrest Nursing Home.
He was born Dec. 30, 1918, in McCook to Merle E. and Ruth D. (Daughtery) Masters. He graduated from Red Willow High School in 1936.
On Dec. 18, 1941, he entered the US Air Force and served during World War II. He was honorably discharged on Nov. 27, 1945. He returned to the McCook community where he farmed all of his life.
On Dec. 10, 1954, he married Darlene Mackey. To this union four daughters were born. She preceded him in death on Oct. 8, 1984.
He was a member of the Memorial United Methodist Church, American Legion and McCook Elks Lodge.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Merle and Ruth Masters; his wife, Darlene; and one sister, Margie Leath.
Survivors include his four daughters, Marilyn Masters of Lincoln, Marsha and husband, Lyle Pohlmeier of Lawrence, Caroline and husband, Jerry Goebel of Hastings and Mary and husband, Larry Arnold of Lincoln; one sister, Carol Borgman of McCook; step-son, Gary Mackey and wife, Vicki of Fort Collins, Colo.; and six grandchildren.
Funeral services are Thursday, 10 a.m., at Memorial United Methodist Church with Rev. Dr. Jeff Thurman officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorials may be given in his name to Memorial United Methodist Church.
Visitation is today until 5 p.m., and Wednesday 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Friend's may also go online at www.carpenterbreland.com to extend condolences.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.