Mr. Mason died of natural causes at 12:50 a.m. on Saturday, June 16, 2012, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville.
He was born on Dec. 23, 1947, in Christian County to the late Carl “Jack” and Frances Joiner Mason. He had worked at Perdue Woodworks. He was a member of the Trinity Baptist Church and was a former member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Raymond Tinsley Mason and Gene Mason; and two sisters, Margaret Ann Mason and Mary Ellis Joiner.
He is survived by his wife Rachel Aldridge Mason; two brothers, Homer Mason of Christian County and Carl “Rooster” Mason of Trigg County; two sisters, Nadine Coleman of Nashville, Tenn. and May Frances Mason of Trigg County.