BELMONT - Mason Wilson Lingerfelt, 86, passed away Dec. 11, 2013, at CaroMont Regional Medical Center.
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He was born in Gaston County on Oct. 11, 1927, son of the late John Dewey Lingergelt Sr. and Beulah Roper Lingerfelt.
Mason was a U.S. Army veteran, member of the American Legion and member of East Belmont Baptist Church. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, hunting and fishing.
He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Marie Morgan Lingerfelt; children Mason Keith Lingerfelt and wife Kathy of Gastonia, Steven Lingerfelt of High Point, Cindy L. Washam and husband David of Belmont, brothers Truett Lin-gerfelt and wife Peggy of Belmont, Don Lingerfelt and wife Bradine of Mt. Holly; grandchildren Matt, Justin and Alex Lingerfelt, Erin and Ben Washam; great granddaughter Ella Kate Lingerfelt and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers J.D. Lingerfelt Jr., Torrence, Paul and Coyte Lingerfelt and granddaughter Jana Michelle Lingerfelt.
Funeral services will be held noon Saturday at East Belmont Baptist Church with the Rev. Jeff Taylor officiating.
The family will receive friends from 10:30 until noon prior to the service.
Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to East Belmont Baptist Church, 501 Catawba Street, Belmont, NC 28012.
McLean Funeral Directors of Belmont is serving the Lingerfelt family. www.mcleanfuneral.com.
McLean Funeral Directors
515 North Central Avenue
Belmont, NC 28012
Published in Gaston Gazette on Dec. 13, 2013