Originally created 06/18/04

Mr. Roger Mason (AIKEN, S.C.)



AIKEN, S.C. - Roger Dale Mason, 60, of 20 Saddlebred Loop, beloved husband of Betty Hutchinson Mason, died Wednesday, June 16, 2004 at his residence. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. from the graveside in Aiken Memorial Gardens with full military honors. The Rev.'s Marion Britton, Carl Hayes and Robert Huffman will officiate. A native of Alapaha, Ga., Mr. Mason was a son of the late Dan Ira Mason, Sr. and Lucille DuBose Mason Grice. He was a Corporal in the Marine Corps, serving in Vietnam where he was awarded the Purple Heart. Mr. Mason had lived in Aiken for 49 years, was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church, and was retired from Owens Corning Fiberglass (AGY). He was a member of the VFW. Survivors, in addition to his wife, include two daughters, Melissa Wall and her husband, Mark, of Aiken, Amy Nix and her husband, Walker, of Elko; two sons, Cary Mason and Brad Mason, both of Aiken; a brother, James Mason, Sr., of Wagener and a grandd aughter, Kayla Nix of Elko. He was preceded in death by a brother, Dan Ira Mason, Jr., and a sister, JoAnn Mason Kitchings. Memorial contributions may be made to Lighthouse Baptist Church, 2150 Columbia Hwy, # 1, N., Aiken, S.C. 29805. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Shellhouse - Rivers Funeral Home, 715 East Pine Log Rd., Aiken, S.C. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle June 18, 2004