CANTON -- Clarence L. "Clancy" Masters, 73, of Canton, passed away Thursday, March 26, 2009.

He was born March 16, 1936 in Canton.

Clancy retired from Winters Foundry in 1986 after 10 years of faithful service. He enjoyed fishing, building things and playing pinnacle. Clancy will be greatly missed as a loving husband, father and grandpa.

He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Masters; mother, Olive Passwaters; brother, Robert Masters; and son-in-law, Bo Pryor.

Clancy is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Jean Masters; four sons, Denny (Darlene) Litman, Vincent Myers, Dean (Kathy) Masters and Drake Masters; daughter, Myra Pryor; 12 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Sunday, March 29, 2009, at the Reed Funeral Home Canton Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Reed Funeral Home to defray funeral expenses.

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