OBITUARY

Thomas Edward Mason Jr.

May 5, 1928September 19, 2013

Thomas Edward Mason Jr. 85, born in Lynchburg VA. on May 5th, 1928 passed away on September 19th , 2013. He resided in Jacksonville Florida since 1950. He was widowed by his beloved Grace Prom Carter Mason (Jacksonville FL). He is survived by his sister Shirley Mason Molleck (Humble TX), his daughter Linda Mason Swanson (Humble TX) and son, Thomas Edward Mason III (Jacksonville FL). He delighted in his four (4) grandchildren and three (3) great grandchildren.

Known to all as either Ed or Tom he strived throughout his life to be a positive role model for his family and community. In his youth he excelled as an athlete in swimming and in tennis. He dutifully served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He enjoyed a long career into retirement with US Gypsum Corporation. He faithfully served God and his church as a Deacon. His hobbies included golf, fishing and gardening.

If you would like to join us in service and celebration of my father’s life, we would love you to come.

In the Houston TX area: Visitation, at 9 a.m., Service at 10 a.m. Sunday, September 22nd at Kingwood Funeral Home, 22800 HWY 59 North, Kingwood TX. Pastor Fred Dallas, Second Baptist Church will be officiating. Phone: 281-358-9005

In the Jacksonville FL area: A graveside service at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, September 25th at Riverside Memorial Park. Phone: 904-781-9262

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to your favorite charity.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, September 22, 2013
  • Funeral Service Sunday, September 22, 2013
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Thomas Edward Mason Jr.

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Tami Gregory-LeoGrande

September 25, 2013

So sorry to hear of your loss, but I hope you will soon find comfort in the fact that he is now in a much better place. With deepest sympathy to all of you from all of us.

September 25, 2013

Linda & Eddie, we are so sorry for your loss. Both of you will be in our prayers as Ed was a special man. It is always hard to lose a loved one and we will keep each of you in our prayers during this difficult time. I know God is with you and Eddie during this. In His Matchless Love, Stacy & Gayle

September 25, 2013

Stacy & Gayle Clark

Gayle & Stacy Clark

September 25, 2013

Linda & Eddie, we are so sorry for your loss, as your Dad was a special and caring person. May God wrap His arms around each of you and comfort you as only He can do. Lots of love and prayers for each of you and may God hold you close through it all.

September 25, 2013

Linda, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this sad and difficult time. It's always hard to lose a loved one, especially a parent. Our deepest sympathy to you and Eddie.

Jean Gregory & Rich Wilbur

Jackquelyn Tyree

September 22, 2013

Linda, we are very sorry for your loss, may God be your strength in this difficult time.

Kenny N

September 21, 2013

Hello Linda, This is kenny I am sorry for your loss.

Ron Graham

September 21, 2013

Linda and family,
we're so sorry for your loss. Trust in our Lord to take care of him eternally, and to help your family with your grief. If there is anything we can do, please let me know.

Ron, Mendy, and Austin

Barb Bonomini

September 20, 2013

Sending healing hugs, warm thoughts and many prayers to all the Swanson family.
In his love,
Barb & Dan Bonomini

September 20, 2013

We were so honored to have been with your father on his last day here, not knowing the Lord would call him home the next morning. We look back on that visit as a God visit for sure!! He was a very very special person! Like his children, Linda and Eddie!!! Our prayers are with your entire family!!
Love Kelly and Kevin Spencer