|Birth: ||Sep. 22, 1922|
|Death: ||May 24, 2005|
George is a son of George and Clara (Pemberton) Masters. He lived in Kansas City, Kansas almost his entire life. George signed up with the Civilian Conservation Corps in Oxford, Nebraska for over a year and lived in San Diego, California for one year before joining the US Merchant Marine after Pearl Harbor.
He married Rexine Copp in 1945, they have four children, Rex, Sharyn, Robert and Richard (identical twins). Divorced in 1959, he married a second time in 1972 to Shirley (Verdieck) Cook. George was forced to retire from Southwest Freight Lines in 1985 after twenty-six years. He was a staunch Union man, working as a Teamster most of his life.
He loved to travel and took his children, later grandchildren on many trips throughout the United States. One notable trip was to Alaska in 1963, where his four teenagers flew above the Arctic Circle.
George died at the V.A. Hospital in Leavenworth, Kansas after a brief illness.
He was preceded in death by his parents, all his brothers and all but one sister; two grandchildren, Shaleen and Matthew Sanchez and a great-grandson, Johnathan Robert Sanchez.
GEORGE W MASTERS
Date of Birth: 22 September 1922
Date of Death: 24 May 2005 Verified
Est. Age at Death: 82Y 8M 2D
Issuing State: Kansas
Last known residence: Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas
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George W Masters (1879 - 1945)
Clara Florence Pemberton Masters (1883 - 1959)
Rexine Martha Copp Masters (1927 - 2004)
Daisy Bell Masters McClintock (1904 - 1985)*
Jesse E J Masters (1905 - 1906)*
Essie Marie Masters McNeil (1906 - 2002)*
Edward Harry Masters (1909 - 1982)*
Lorene Anna Masters Ward (1913 - 1988)*
Elizabeth Wilma Masters Miller (1915 - 2007)*
Minnie Masters (1917 - 1997)*
Jay William Masters (1919 - 1992)*
George W Masters (1922 - 2005)
David Franklin Masters (1924 - 1976)*
WORLD WAR II
Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery
Plot: Section H, Site 3292E
Created by: SMG
Record added: Mar 21, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13690197