Robert L. Mason

Robert L. Mason

88, passed away peacefully June 19, 2013. He was born in Guilford, IN to the late Joseph and Ruth Mason.

Robert was a career educator with the Franklin Township School System, first as a teacher from 1949-1960; vice principal from 1960-1963; principal from 1963-1966; and as Superintendent from 1966 until his retirement in 1982. He was a graduate of Purdue University and a WWII Navy Veteran.

Robert is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Eljean Mason; children, Jeryl Lee (Joe) Colter, Jana (John) Gruner, and Darla (Frank) Terry; grandchildren, Andrea Carrothers, Allison Bodine, Adam Gruner, and Mason Terry; twin great grand-daughters, Elise and Marin Bodine; brother, Roy Mason; sister, Naomi Hostetter; and sister-in-law, Helen Mason.

Visitation will be held Sunday, June 23rd from 2:00-6:00 p.m. at Little & Sons Funeral Home, 4901 E. Stop 11 Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46237. Funeral Services will be held Monday, June 24th at 10:30 a.m. at Southminster Presbyterian Church, 9950 Southeastern Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46239. Burial in Orchard Hill Cemetery, Wanamaker, IN. Memorial contributions may be made to the Southminster Presbyterian Church.

Funeral Home

Little & Sons Funeral Home
4901 East Stop Eleven Road Indianapolis, IN 46237
(317) 885-0330

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on June 22, 2013