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Joe Masters
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Obituary for Joe Masters

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Joseph B. Masters passed away March 14, 2018 at his home in Lafayette. He was 84 years old.

Joseph was born on January 8, 1934 in Denver, CO to Joseph Robert and Hazel (Hunt) Masters.

He was a veteran of the United States Army. On June 27, 1955 he married Ella Ashford in Raton, NM. Together they moved to Lafayette, CO in 1961.

Joe was a master carpenter in commercial construction before he retired in 2004.

He was of the Catholic faith and belonged to the PRCA, American Quarter Horse Association and the Carpenter’s Union. Joe loved his horses, rodeo, and training winning race horses. Joe was well known for his great bull dogging teams and traveled to many rodeos hazing for his son Kelly and other cowboys after he quit bull dogging himself. In his younger days, he was a member of the Brighton FFA, Golden Glove boxer, Cub Scouts, Color Guard bugler, and was a member of a square dancing team, just to name of few of his activities. Later in life, Joe loved to watch his grandkids rodeo and play sports.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Joe is survived by his wife Ella; his sons Bine (Marilyn) Masters, Clay (Satawa) Masters and Kelly (Myra) Masters; his daughter Joella (Lynn) Opatril; his brother Herbert Master; his sisters Joan Frick and Laura Corter; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 AM Saturday March 24, 2018 at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Longmont. Cremation entrusted to Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory. Memorial contributions can be made to the Brighton FFA in care of Ahlberg Funeral Chapel. Visit www.ahlbergfuneralchapel.com to share condolences.

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