Larry Lee Masters

Larry Lee Masters, age 70, of Charlotte passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 9, 2023, at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing. He was born August 16, 1952, at Hayes Green Beach Hospital in Charlotte, the son of Robert and Doris (Lynd) Masters. Larry graduated from Olivet High School with the class of 1970. On June 26, 1971, he married the love of his life, Kathleen Sue Rockwell. Larry adored his wife and family and cherished spending time together with them. He was a soft-spoken man. He had a huge heart and was always generous with whatever he had. Since he was a child, Larry had an affinity for muscle cars. Larry also enjoyed weightlifting in his younger years. He worked for Oldsmobile in Lansing for 30 years before retiring in 2000.
Larry is survived by his wife of 51 years, Kathleen; children: Patricia (Douglas) Cain of Daytona, Florida, Laura (Paul) Brown of Howell, Eric Masters of Charlotte; and granddaughter, Kristin (Tyler Crumrine) Hydon.
He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Shirley Rinckey, and David Masters; and numerous aunts and uncles.
In keeping with Larry’s wishes cremation has taken place and a graveside service will be held at Bosworth Cemetery at a later date.
Those desiring may make contributions in Larry’s memory to the Eaton County Humane Society, 129 N. Main St., Olivet, MI 49076.
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The family is being served by the Burkhead-Green-Kilgo Funeral Home.