Kingsport, TN/Big Stone Gap, VA – Jerry Wayne Masters, 74, passed away Saturday, June 10, 2017, at Mountain Home VA Medical Center in Mountain Home, TN. He had served his country for four years in the United States Air Force. He was a published poet and a professional musician who has written 100’s of songs. He was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lester and Ruby Masters and his sister, Carolyn Yeary.
Jerry Wayne is survived by his wife, Patsy Masters; his brothers, Dale Masters (Geanne) of Big Stone Gap, VA and Mike Masters (Janet) of Raleigh, NC and his nieces Terri Bozarth and Sue Startin.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, June 17, 2017, from 5:00-6:00pm at Gilliam Funeral Home, 618 Wood Ave. W., Big Stone Gap, VA. Funeral services will begin at 6:00pm with Rev. James Holcomb officiating. Military honors will be provided by local V.F.W. and D.A.V. Units. Final arrangements will be private.
Gilliam Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the family of Jerry Wayne Masters.
You may view the obituary online at www.gilliamfuneralhome.com.
618 Wood Ave. West
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219