CHERRYVILLE - Gary Wayne Mason, 66, of Settler's Drive, died Feb. 17, 2014, at Cleveland Regional Medi-cal Center.
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He was born Nov. 20, 1947, in Buena Vista, Va., a son of the late Charles Aires Mason and Dorothy Darty Ma-son.
Mr. Mason was a member of First Baptist Church and a Vietnam Veteran of the United States Army. He was very patriotic and member of the NRA. Gary was the Plant Director at Graphics International in Charlotte.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his step-mother, Cleon Mason.
Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Sherry Sparks Mason; daughter, Fashion Mystique Mason of Cherryville and fiancé, Bart Alan Davis of Cherryville; brothers, Clifford Mason (Annette) of Lenexa, Kansas, Carnes Mason (Diane) of Buena Vista, Va., Chuck Mason of Manassas, Va., and Mike Clark (Sue) of Waynesboro, Va.; and sis-ters, Shelly Parsons (Tom) of Glen Allen, Va., and Paula Keller (John) of Manassas, Va.
Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Thursday at Carpenter's Funeral & Cremation Services with the Rev. Dr. Vince Hefner officiating.
Burial will be private.
The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. Thursday prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 301 East First St., Cherryville, NC 28021.
Condolences may be made to www.carpentersfuneralhome.net.
Carpenter's Funeral Home
1100 East Main Street Cherryville, NC 28021
Published in Gaston Gazette on Feb. 19, 2014