Homer Dale Mason, age 68, of Middlesboro, KY, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2013. Dale was born on January 11, 1945 to the late Rev. Robert D. Mason and Clara Odella Mason Fuson. He was preceded in death by his sister, Bobbie Price, and nephews, Dewey Mason, and Robert Ray Price. He was a member of Northside Baptist Church and was a Vietnam veteran.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann Idol Mason; son, Troy Childers; brothers, Curtis and Betty Mason, and J.C. and Judy Mason; sister, Vandetta Munro; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Leland and Helen Idol; brother-in-laws, Leland Idol Jr. and Vandra, James and Kathy Idol, Mike and Melissa Idol, and Ricky Combs; sisters-in-laws, Janie and Paul Sowders, Melissa Smith, Judy and Dan Manning, and Charlotte and Randy Hoskins.
Funeral service will be 8 p.m., Sunday, April 7, 2013 at Shumate Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Randy Phelps officiating. The family will receive friends at 6-8 p.m., Sunday, April 7, 2013 at Shumate Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Jon Price, Jeffy Willis, Leland Idol, Jr., Mike Idol, Paul Sowders, and Jared Sowders. Honorary pallbearers are Jay Mason, Jeff Willis, and James Idol. Graveside service will be 11 a.m., Monday, April 8, 2013 at Green Hills Memorial Gardens.
Shumate Funeral Home is entrusted with all arrangements.
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