Daniel Earnest LaMaster, 91, of North Little Rock, passed away February 6, 2019. He was born in Lawrence, Kansas to Maurice and Ruth Ellen LaMaster. He was predeceased by his parents, the mother of his children, Mary Stark, a brother, Charles LaMaster, a sister, Elsie Keller, and granddaughter, Heather LaMaster.
He is survived by his wife, Joan King LaMaster; sons, Peter LaMaster of Rockledge, Florida, Fred LaMaster (JoEllen) of Benton and Rik LaMaster (Sandy) of Manhattan, Kansas; sisters, Wilma Sue Johns of Dallas, Oregon and Dorothy Beck (Joe) of California; five grandchildren, Stacy Stuehnberg, Matthew LaMaster, Dr. Aaron LaMaster, Kelley LaMaster and Jenna LaMaster; several great-grandchildren, and a host of other family and friends.
Dan was a U.S. Navy veteran and pilot. He flew all types of aircraft, nearly everything with wings, and retired from Cessna. He was the oldest licensed pilot in Saline County. Dan was presented The Wright Brothers "Master Pilot" Award on June 21, 2016, by the Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration. An ordained minister, he served as a missionary in Oklahoma and western Kansas. He was a member of the Disciples of Men at Park Hill Christian Church.
Services will be held on Wednesday, February 13 at 2:00 p.m. at Park Hill Christian Church, officiated by Rev. Joe Hodges. Memorials may be made to Park Hill Christian Church Food Pantry, 4400 JFK Blvd., No. Little Rock, AR 72116 or Sherwood Animal Services, 6500 N. Hills Blvd., No. Little Rock, AR 72116.
Arrangements by Little Rock Funeral Home, 8801 Knoedl Ct., (501)224-2000. Dan's online guestbook may be signed at www.littlerockfuneralhome.com.
FEB 13. 2:00 PM (CST)
Park Hill Christian Church
4400 J.F.K. Blvd.
North Little Rock, AR, 72116
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