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Terry Wayne Mason

A funeral service celebrating the life of Terry Wayne Mason, 49, of Hebron, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 11, 2009, in the chapel of the Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville, with Pastor Steven Brown as Celebrant. Burial will follow in Hebron Cemetery.

Terry died Sunday afternoon, June 7, 2009, at his home with his family at his side following a brief illness. He was born in Lancaster, on January 7, 1960, the son of the late Donald Wilbur Mason who preceded him in death on September 1, 1993 and Ila Jean (Allen) Mason of Hebron.

He was a 1978 graduate of Lakewood High School, a member of Hebron Christian Church, and a former member of the Hebron Fire Department. He enjoyed farming and camping with his friends and family. Terry loved woodworking and handcrafted many projects for friends, family, and various organizations. He enjoyed road trips with his dog , Riley.

He is survived by his loving family, in addition to his mother, this includes his wife, high school sweetheart, Patty (Taggart) Mason, whom he married on July 19, 1980; his children, Nick (Kim) & Sarah (Steven Cooper) of Hebron; his brothers and sister, Don (Jan) of Hebron, Denny of Hebron, Tim (Patsy) of St. Louisville, Jeff (Debbie) of Heath, Chris (Kim) of Thornville, Clifford (Rose) of Hebron and Connie (Nick) Wildermuth of Hebron; his in laws, Lona Taggart of Hebron and William Taggart of Montana; brother and sister-in-law, Mike (Mindy) Taggart of Texas; aunts and uncles, Mary Lou Houston, George (Wanda) Allen, John (Polly) Allen, Jim (Peg) Allen, Donna (Mike) Kraner, and Carol (Chuck) Bragg; and many cousins, nieces and nephews as well as his beloved dogs, Macy and Riley.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a sister-inlaw, Gini Mason in 2000.

An on-line video tribute and guest register are available at

The family has requested that expressions of sympathy in the form of memorial contributions be directed to: Hebron Christian Church (for a new sound system) P.O. Box 736, Hebron, Ohio 43025.

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