Deputy Sheriff William Ronald Mast, Jr. 23
Watauga County Sheriff’s Office
Deputy William Ronald Mast, Jr. was born August 16th, 1988 in Watauga County to Angela Gail Wall and William Ronald Mast, Jr. William was hired at the young age of 20 by the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office where he served for three years before he passed.
On July 16th, 2012 Deputy Mast was responding to a 911 call with an open line at a trailer park in Deep Gap, N.C. It is believed that the call was an ambush. As William approached the home he was shot fatally. Another Deputy who responded minutes later returned fire killing the suspect.