Eric John Lemasters, 45, died unexpectedly from a tragic accident on October 3rd, 2021 at his home in Saint James, Missouri. He was born in Wheeling, West Virginia on November 19, 1975 to Ronald James Lemasters, Sr. and Louella Troutwine. He married Amanda Woodward-Lemasters on December 31st, 2019. Eric was a great friend, father, brother, son, and will be missed by all who knew him. He was a very hard-working man and a carpenter by trade. He loved to collect John Deere and Coca-Cola items, as well as other memorabilia. Eric loved to cook, he was a “clean freak”, he loved to shoot his guns, be outdoors, and loved music of all kinds and would use it as therapy often. He was a fun guy, enjoyed life, and never knew what antics he would be up to. Eric is survived by his wife: Amanda Woodward-Lemasters; his 5 children: Akiva Tharpe, Trevor Lemasters, Khloe McAfee, stepdaughter Adrianna McDaniels, and stepson Kyler McAfee; his granddaughter: Divya Scarlett Tharpe; his mother and stepfather: Louella & Donald Troutwine; his very loving siblings: Ronald James Lemasters, Jr., Connie Rooks Lemasters, Lorna Johnson Lemasters, Robert Lemasters & Angie Murray, and stepbrother Steven Troutwine as well as 2 stepbrothers. He also has 8 nephews, 5 nieces, 2 great nieces, and 4 great nephews. He was preceded in death by his father and a young nephew Logan Way. Eric was cremated at Jones Funeral Home in Saint James, Missouri. Flowers and donations can be sent to 16795 Reddish Ford Road, Fieldon, IL. 62031. A celebration of life will be held on October 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm. There will be food, a lantern and balloon release, and the reading of the eulogy at 4:00 pm. The location of the event is 16993 Reddish Ford Road, Fieldon, IL. 62031 right next door to momma Lou’s house. Please bring your own balloons and everyone is welcome.
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