Anthony "Tony" Masterson, 57, of Gibson City peacefully passed away at 4:37 am Thursday December 9, 2021 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana
with his mother at his side. There will be a private Celebration of Life graveside in Arkansas at a later date.
Tony was born September 11, 1964 in Fort Sill, Oklahoma; a son of Floyd H. and Gloria Garner Masterson.
He is survived by his loving mother Gloria of Gibson City. His brother Sean (Leslie) Masterson of Marion, Iowa and his nieces Emily, Jillian, Anna Mei, Molly Kate and Ellie Grace and nephew Cullen Anthony. Also, an aunt Carroll Garner of York, South Carolina. He was preceded in death by his father and his maternal and paternal grandparents.
Tony passionately followed NASCAR, the Dallas Cowboys and the St. Louis Cardinals. He was a very dedicated athlete for the Special Olympics and participated in many events but excelled in powerlifting. He loved attending concerts with his mom and found much enjoyment in going to the beach. He loved with his whole heart and will be missed by all that knew and loved him.