James F. Masterson

James “Jim” Franklin Masterson, 79, of Siloam Springs, Arkansas went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at Siloam Springs Nursing and Rehab with the assistance of Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale, Arkansas. He was born on June 15, 1937 in Bluffton to Glenn D. and Ruby L. Masterson. He was married on October 23, 1960 in Phoenix to Elizabeth Ann Bryant.

He and his family transferred from Berne to Arkansas in 1981 with the CTS Corporation, where he was employed as a quality control manager. He was a faithful member of Siloam Springs Nazarene Church. He loved music, singing solos, and being in church choirs and quartets. He was known for his smile. He loved spending time with his family, camping, and spending time outdoors.

He is survived by his wife; daughter, Teryl Ann (Randy) Lynn of Gilmer, Texas; two sons, Troy James (Sonya) Masterson of Protem, Missouri; and Brent Masterson of Siloam Springs, Arkansas; three grandsons, James D. Cozby; Daniel D. Cozby; and Jonathan S. Cozby; sister, Mary L. (Stan) Amstutz of Berne; two step-grandchildren, Halie N. Lynn; and Crystal A. Lynn; and two step-great-grandchildren, Brylie Lynn; and Brighton Lynn.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Glenn Wesley Masterson; brother, Charles D. Masterson; and sister, Betty L. Masterson.

Visitation was from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, June 16 at Wasson Funeral Home in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. Funeral services were at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 17 at the funeral home. Officiating was Pastor Sandy Statham and Pastor Tim Traxel. Burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery in Siloam Springs, Arkansas.

Arrangements provided by Wasson Funeral Home in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. Online condolences may be made at www.wassonfuneralhome.com.