A funeral service celebrating the life of Robert Eugene “Bob” Mason, age 76, of Thornville, will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 21, 2016, at the Kirkersville Chapel of Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service. Burial will take place in Fairmount Cemetery where military honors will be observed by the Licking County Veterans Alliance.
Robert was born April 23, 1939, in Lancaster, to the late Earl E. and Mary Jane (Roby) Mason. He passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2016, at Heartland of Centerburg.
Bob was a veteran of the United States Army and retired from Owens Corning Fiberglas where he had been a supervisor. He was a member of the VFW Post 1388 in Buckeye Lake and enjoyed playing cards at the Am-Vets. He also enjoyed fishing and watching sports and was an avid fan of the Cincinnati Reds and OSU Buckeyes football.
He is survived by three daughters, Brenda (Don) Lambert, Candy (Dave) Pinkstock and Joy (Tom) Luttrell; son, Kenneth “Mike” (Candy) Mason; step-daughter, Linda (Jon) Hiles; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren; brothers, Earl Mason, Orville (Shirley) Mason, Mike Mason and Chester Reid; sister, Gladys McCoy; brother-in-law, James “Butch” (Linda) Miller; sister-in-law, Millie Faulk; nieces and nephews; and his faithful dog, Target.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Velma M. “Micki” Mason, on March 7, 2014.
Special thanks to the nurses and staff at Heartland of Centerburg for their excellent care.
Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 6500 Busch Blvd., Columbus, OH 43229.
Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service in Kirkersville is honored to care for Bob and his family.
Please visit www.HoskinsonFuneral.com to share a special memory about Bob or to sign an online guest book.