August 7, 1938 - December 28, 2020
Donald Albert Mason, 82, of Hiddenite passed away on Monday, December 28, 2020 at Gordon’s Hospice House in Statesville following several years of declining health. Born on August 7, 1938, in Iredell County, he was the son of the late David Boyd Mason and Adelle Millsaps Mason. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Jerry Franklin Mason: sister Judie Mason Reavis: step-daughter, Sheila Ann McNeely; and son-in-law Ray Kennedy Gaither. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 38 years, Patsy Bumgarner Mason, daughters Penny Gaither, Vivian Mason and Julia Prevette, husband, Daniel all of Statesville, a son Jerry Mason, and wife Jennifer of Hiddenite, step-son Gary Miller and wife Margaret, of Granite Falls, step-daughter Kim Russell and husband, Wayne of Hiddenite and step-son-in-law Danny McNeely of Hickory; grandchildren, Jessica Bowles, Lauren Gaither, Ashley Prevette, and husband, Derek, Jocelyn Mason, Jenna Mason, Leighann Bradley, and husband Shawn, Elaine Killian and husband Kyle; and 8 great grandchildren, Wesley, Kenleigh Alexander, Joe Alexander, Sarahbeth Bradley, Colston Bradley, Kade Killian, Kohen Killian, and Kannon Killian and a number of nieces and nephews. Donald Mason retired from CommScope in 2005 after 25 years of long-distance truck driving. During his time at CommScope he earned 1 million, 2 million and 3 million miles safe driving jackets. Before CommScope he drove for DeHart Motor Lines and Poteat motor lines for a combined total of 17 years. He loved to be on the highway in his truck. He was a faithful member of White Plains Baptist Church in Hiddenite. He enjoyed visiting family and friends, classic cars, motorcycles, and traveling. Donald will lie-in-state at Alexander Funeral Service on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm and on Thursday, December 31, 2020 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. A graveside service will be held Saturday, January 2, 2021 at White Plains Baptist Church Cemetery at 4:00 pm with the Reverend Tony Daniel officiating. Serving as pallbearers will be Jerry Mason, Gary Miller, Danny McNeely, Daniel Prevette, Derek Prevette, Shawn Bradley, and Kyle Killian. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to White Plains Baptist Church at 2901 NC-90; Taylorsville, NC 28681 or to Hospice House Iredell County at 2341 Simonton Rd; Statesville, NC 28625. The family would like to say a special Thank You to Justin Wilhelm, who was his caregiver and also to Hospice of Iredell County. Covid-19 restrictions apply to all service.
Donald Albert Mason, 82, of Hiddenite passed away on Monday, December 28, 2020 at Gordon’s Hospice House in Statesville following several years of declining health. Born on August 7, 1938, in Iredell County, he was the son of the late... View Obituary & Service Information
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