William Howard Mastin, age 77, of Elk Park, passed away Thursday morning, May 27, 2021 at Life Care Center of Banner Elk. Howard was a member of the Elk Valley Baptist Church. He retired from food services at the Elk River Country Club.
Mr. Mastin is survived by one sister, Ruth M. Townsend and one brother, Charles Mastin and wife, Judy, all of Banner Elk. Several nieces and nephews also survive. He was preceded in death by his wife, Madeline Stines Mastin; his parents, William Carson and Camoline Ward Mastin; one brother, Ray Mastin; and five sisters, Mary M. Townsend, Clara M. Smith, Juanita M. Carpenter, Jean M. Banner and Carolyn M. South.
Memorial services for Howard Mastin will be conducted Sunday, June 6, at 3:00 PM at the Austin & Barnes Funeral Chapel, officiated by Rev. Richard Trivette and Preacher Donnie Thomas. The family will receive friends from 2:00-3:00 PM prior to services (at Austin & Barnes Funeral Chapel).
A private burial will be at the Matney Liberty Church Cemetery.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the nurses and staff of Life Care of Banner Elk for their thoughtfulness and care of William.
The family suggests memorials to the Matney Liberty Church Cemetery Fund, in care of Vanessa Rupard, 1078 Upper Crab Orchard Rd., Banner Elk, NC 28604.
Online condolences may be shared at austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Mastin family.