William L. “Bill” Mason, 65, of Page Cut Off, passed away on Saturday, November 24, 2012 at the Pineville Community Hospital. He was born on September 9, 1947, a son of the late Franklin Edward and Thelma Racheal Shackelford Mason. He was a member of the Old Ferndale Missionary Baptist Church and had been a general laborer.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers and sisters, Loyle Mason, Mary Emert and Gentry Mason.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Sue Brock Mason; children and their spouses, Will and Jamie Mason of Liberty, KY, Cathy Jackson of Middlesboro, Steve and Norma Mason of Pikeville, KY, Mary Mason of Michigan, Billy Wayne and Angie Mason of Pineville, Suzanna and Billy Gray of Pineville, Justin and Ashley Mason of Pineville, Racheal and Sherman Webb of Middlesboro, Lisa Davis of Atlanta, GA and Carolyn Kaye and Jon Miller of Pineville; twenty-eight grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Lenie Fisher, Charlie Mason, Sally Baker, Rev. Clarence Mason, Doyle Mason, Perry Mason and Ernie Mason and a host of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. Special recognition to Dr. T.V. Hays and Dr. Lisa Hudson, very special friend, Mary Charles Bentley and special nephew, Robert Fisher.
Services were at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Arnett & Steele Funeral Home with Rev. Murphy Buell and Rev. Virgil Hendrickson. Music will be by the Ferndale Choir. Burial will be in the Old Ferndale Community Cemetery, Pineville, with Brandon Fuson, Tyler Craig, Marshel Gray, Chris Mason, J.J. Bauer and Lynwood Bauer serving as pallbearers.
The family received friends from 6 until 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Arnett & Steele Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Pineville, which is honored to serve the Mason Family. Light a virtual candle and sign the guest register at www.arnettsteele.com.