Rev. Clarence Edward LeMasters


Relationship to conference: Retired elder

Date of death: March 11, 2019 at age 93

Arrangements: A funeral service was held March 15 at First UMC in Lakeland, Florida.

Appointment information: Rev. LeMasters was ordained as a deacon in 1951 and as an elder in 1952 in the Indiana Annual Conference. He served in Indiana churches before serving Minnesota churches in Sauk Centre, Ada, Beltrami, and Moorhead. He then served as a chaplain in the U.S. Navy. He retired in 1988.

Rev. LeMasters is survived by his wife, Vera LeMasters; son, Doug (Jeanette) LeMasters; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Diane Knippers.

Cards of condolence can be sent to Doug LeMasters, 3717 Randolph St., Fairfax, VA 22030.

Memorials are preferred to the Diane Knippers Memorial Endowed Scholarship (Asbury University, One Mechlem Dr., Wilmore, KY 40390).

An obituary can be read on the Heath Funeral Chapel website. 

Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

122 West Franklin Avenue, Suite 400 Minneapolis, MN 55404

(612) 870-0058