BEAUFORT-Gerald Gordon Mason, 72, of Beaufort, died Jan. 27, 2014.
Service will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Munden Funeral Home Chapel with Manley Rose Jr. officiating. Interment will follow at Carteret Memorial Gardens.
He served in the Coast Guard and later worked with NOAA, Maritrans and The Vane Brothers. He was also a designated examiner for towing vessel licenses.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Carolyn; son, Gordon Mason; daughter, April; brothers, Jimmy, Gene and Michael Mason of Beaufort; sisters, Mildred Beacham, Ruth Knudsen, Doris Small and Linda Davis; half sisters, Catherine, Paula and Shirley Mason, Dolly Gray, Joyce Gaskill; half brothers, Gordy, Phillip and Perry Mason; and four grandchildren.
Condolences may be left at mundenfuneralhome.net.