Rev. Terry Mitcheson officiated at the services. Burial followed in the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-West in Hopkinsville with Military Rites.
Mr. Mason died on Friday, February 9, 2007, at 5:15 p.m., at the VA Medical Center in Nashville following a short illness.
Mr. Mason was born on February 11, 1949, in Christian County. He was the son of the late Carl, Sr. and Francis Joiner Mason.
Mr. Mason was a farmer and Truck Driver for PTL & North American; was a U.S. Army Veteran, having served during the Vietnam Era; and was of the Baptist Faith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Gene Mason; and a sister, Mary Alice Joiner.
Survivors include his wife of 23 years (1982-2005), Susan Mason of Cadiz; a son, Christopher Ray Mason of Hopkinsville; three daughters, Rachel Hamby, Rebekah Summers, and Charity DeSpain, all of Cadiz; three brothers, Homer Mason and Frank Mason, both of Hopkinsville, and Carl “Rooster” Mason, Jr., of Cadiz; three sisters, Nadine Coleman of Nashville, and Margaret Mason and Mae Meredith, both of Cadiz; and nine grandchildren.
Clarissa King, pianist, provided the music.
Serving as pallbearers were Stan Summers, Patrick DeSpain, Brian Mason, Keith Mason, Allen Mason, Bradley Greer, and Matt Pasarchick.