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Lewis B. Mason
Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home

Lewis B. Mason, of Covington, passed away Aug. 12, 2018, at 88 years of age.  After graduating from high school, he joined and proudly served in the United States Air Force, where he was stationed in the Philippines during the Korean War.  He was a member of Oxford Baptist Church for over 40 years.  While there, he served as a Deacon, choir member, and was the Music Director for many of those years. At the time of his death, he was a member of First Baptist Church in Covington, as well as an active participant in Gideons International.  A self-employed local barber for more than 50 years, Mr. Mason touched many lives through his work.  He found much joy working in his garden and sold some of his produce at a local produce stand.  Mr. Mason loved sharing his passion for gardening with his grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Garthrell and Hettie Mason; three sisters and four brothers.

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Survivors include his loving wife of 63 years, Ann Mason; children and spouses, Mike and Sheila Mason, Alton and Debra Mason, Connie and Lester Castleberry, Becky and Keith Shepherd; grandchildren, Lawrence Mason, Chris Mason, Marshall Mason, Craig Castleberry, Jennifer Wortham, Stephanie Hirth, Leslie-Ann Posey, Tamela Bell, Amber Cole, Paul Burt, Collin Burt; eighteen great-grandchildren; sister, Doris Brown; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Service for Mr. Mason will begin at 2 p.m.  Wednesday, Aug. 15, at Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, with Dr. Cody McNutt and Dr. Alan Posey officiating. Interment will follow in Lawnwood Memorial Park, in Covington.  Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home, prior to the service, from noon to 1:30 p.m.