Mr. Raymond L. Mason of Los Angeles, born April 24, 1943, passed away Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013.
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Raymond is a 1964 graduate of Peabody High School of Petersburg. Upon graduating he worked for Brown and Williamson for some years before moving to Los Angeles.
He is preceded in death by: his father, Connie Claiborne; stepfather, Benjamin Haskins; brother, Ronald Mason; and son, Karl Jones.
He leaves to cherish his memories: his wife, Avril Mason, and his mother, Elois Haskins, both of Los Angeles; sons, Fontasia Mason (Tracie) of Chester, and Greg Mason of Petersburg; brothers, Melvin Haskins (Renee) and Aaron Haskins (Patrice), all of Petersburg; sister, Sonja Parham (Donald) of Petersburg; aunt, Lucille Burnham; six grandsons; five great-grandsons; a host of nieces; nephews; great-nieces; great-nephews; cousins; and friends.
Viewing will be Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, and Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
A graveside service will be held for Mr. Mason on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, at 4 p.m. at Wilkerson Memorial Park.
Family members and friends are invited to pay final tribute to Mr. Mason and at www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to the staff of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment Inc., 102 South Ave., Petersburg, 804-732-8911, www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.
Published in The Progress-Index from Oct. 8 to Oct. 12, 2013