MATTOON — Clyde D. Masten age 91, of Mattoon passed away at 2:26 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Mattoon Healthcare.
Funeral services for family and friends will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at First Baptist Church, 1804 S. 9th St. Mattoon, with Pastor Dennis Strawn officiating. A visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service on Thursday at the church. A private burial will take place on Friday at Fairlawn Cemetery, Decatur. Schilling Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Clyde was born on September 25, 1927 in Ipava, Illinois the son of Adam and Lenora Agnus (Blunt) Masten. He married Shirley Irene Hubbard on January 28, 1950.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley Masten of Mattoon, IL; children, Philip Craig (Amy) Masten of Ocala, FL, Timothy Clark Masten of Knoxville, TN, David Clyde (Julie) Masten of Garden City, KS and Rebecca Beard of Pekin, IL; grandchildren, Jared, Christiana and Angelina; and step-grandchild, Zachary (Sarah) Hill. Clyde was preceded in death by two infant brothers, three brothers and three sisters.
Clyde served as Interim Pastor for First Baptist Church where he was a member. His ministry spanned for 68 years in the areas of Illinois, Ohio, Michigan and Kansas.
Memorial donations in his honor are suggested to the First Baptist Church of Mattoon. Online condolences may be expressed at www.schillingfuneralhome.net or Schilling Funeral Home’s Facebook page.