LIBERTY -- Funeral services have been scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9 at the Salem Baptist Church, W. Main Street, Liberty, for Mr. Mason, 72, of Liberty.
A longtime antique and automobile dealer, Mr. Mason died Oct. 5, 2010 at the DeKalb Community Hospital in Smithville.
A veteran of the US Navy, he was a graduate of DeKalb County High as attended Wayne State University. He was a member of the Alexandria Lodge No. 175, Short Mountain Lodge No. 373 and was past master of DeKalb Lodge No. 358. A York Rite Mason, he was a five-time first place winner as a member of the Al Menah Shrine Clown Unit.
Mr. Mason was a former manager at Jim Reed Chevrolet and was part-owner of Jackson Brothers Chevrolet.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 10 a.m. at the church.
Services will be conducted by Rev. Mark Wade with Masonic rites and burial set for the Salem Cemetery.
Survivors include: his wife Clara Harris Mason and children: Laura (Daryl) South of Murfreesboro, Joe Harold Mason, Jr. of Melbourne, FL and David Mason of Branson, MO.
Also surviving are five grandchildren; his mother Alene Mason of Lebanon siblings Louis (Fran) Mason, John (Dean) Mason, Donna (Robert) Hatcher and Sue Smallwood; as well as an aunt and several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his father Louie B. Mason, Sr.
Arrangements by Hunter Funeral Home, Watertown.