Funeral services for Jeffrey W. Mason, 61, of Abilene, Texas, formerly of Hebron, who passed away August 11, 2018, following an extended illness, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 18, 2018 in the chapel of The Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, 285 E Main Street in Kirkersville, with burial to follow in the Hebron Cemetery. He was born May 9, 1957, in Newark, the son of the late Donald W. and Ila Jean (Allen) Mason. He was a graduate of Lakewood High School, Class of 1975. Jeff worked in the pipeline construction industry in Odessa, Texas, where he was project coordinator for Miller Pipeline. He also drove a truck while living in Ohio, for various companies such as Velvet Ice Cream. He was very proud of his driving record having recorded over two million miles accident free.
He was a long-time member of the Hebron Christian Church, Disciples of Christ.
Jeff enjoyed spending time with his family and keeping track of friends and family on Facebook. He was an avid OSU and Cleveland Browns football fan.
He is survived by his loving family: his wife, the former Deborah Rieder, whom he married on February 6, 1982; son, Matt and his wife, Stacy; grandchildren, Jacob and Kelsy; his siblings, Don (Jan), Den, Tim (Patsy), Chris, Clifford (Rose), his little sister Connie Jean, and sister-in-law Patty; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Terry: and sister-in-law, Ginny.
The family will receive friends on Saturday morning from 9:00 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home.
The family prefers that memorials be directed to Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, P.O. Box 57, Kirkersville, 43033.
Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, Kirkersville is honored to care for Jeff and the Mason family.