The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas

December 30, 2013

David “Dave” Mason Jr.

Palestine Herald-Press

Graveside services for David DeWitt Mason Jr., 76 of Elkhart, will be at 1 p.m. today at Myrtle Springs Cemetery, with Msgr. Zacharias Kunnakkattuthara officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey & Foster.

Mr. Mason passed away Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013 at East Texas Medical Center Tyler.

He was born July 2, 1937 in Houston, to David DeWitt Mason, Sr. and Rose Dupuy Mason. He was employed by Vernon Calhoun as a ranch manager for Puzzlewood Ranch, after retiring he worked for Walmart in the Garden Center, and was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. He served in the U.S. Navy four years and as a reserve four more.

Mr. Mason was preceded in death by his parents and a brother-in-law, Jim Harrison.

He is survived by a daughter, Dee Ann Wright and husband Tim of Magnolia; son, David Mason III of Elkhart; sister, Gloria Harrison of Houston; caregiver, Patricia Mason of Elkhart; and grandchildren, Jake Mason and Cassie, Matthew Mason, Dylan Wright and Jack Wright, great grandchild Alora Mason, one niece and five nephews.

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