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Sam Mask
Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home

Sam Mask, 92, of Covington, passed away Aug. 23, 2018. Mr. Mask honorably served his country with the United States Navy during World War II. For more than 70 years, he was an active and faithful member of Lovejoy United Methodist Church where he served in various roles. In addition to teaching Sunday School classes, he shared his gift of playing string instruments during his 30 years as song leader. Mr. Mask believed in giving back to the community - he was a member of the Golden Fleece for more than 65 years, and was a Scout leader of Troop 532. He was known as an all-around handy man who loved to fix things around the house and work on cars. Mr. Mask will be remembered as a strong family man who always cared for his loved ones selflessly and unconditionally. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Marion Virginia Mask; parents, Albert Britton and Ida (Lewis) Mask; 11 siblings; and step-son, David Mask.

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Survivors include his wife, Betty Mask; daughter, Nancy Day and husband, Jerry; son, Allen Mask and wife, Nancy; step-daughter, Sheryl Hamner; step-son, Danny Mask and wife, Darol, all of Covington; grandchildren and spouses, Jillian Day Moody and Kyle Moody, Gabe and Alison Mask, Ginny and Kelsey Underwood, Wilson Mask; great-grandchildren, Reagan Mask, Brayden Mask, Hunter Underwood, Nolan Underwood, Katelyn Moody, Logan Moody; as well as several nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Service for Mr. Mask will begin at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, at Lovejoy United Methodist Church, 12835 Highway 36, in Covington, with Rev. Gil Gainer, Judge Samuel Ozburn, and Pastor Jason Johnson officiating and interment following in Lovejoy United Methodist Church Cemetery. Friends may visit with his family at the church, prior to the service, from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Lovejoy United Methodist Church.