Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel & Parkview Cemetery

2021 North University Street, Peoria, IL


Charles Ray Mason

August 14, 1928March 21, 2020

Charles "Ray" Mason, 91, of Peoria, passed away March 21, 2020 in Peoria.

He was born August 14, 1928 Peoria to Cleve and Rosa Ann (Douglas) Mason. He married Sharon Yurgutis October 9, 1954 in Peoria.

Surviving is his wife of 65 years, Sharon of Peoria, two daughters, Christy (Steve) Osborne of Blacklick, OH and Lynne (Bob) Anderson in Eureka; four grandchildren, Joseph (Karmyn) Osborne, Amanda Anderson, Elizabeth (Michael) Pidde, Jeffrey Anderson; two great-grandchildren Calvin and Ben Osborne; and one sister, Doris Huber of Waller, TX.

He was preceded in death by his Parents; five brothers, Russell, Sherman, Frank, Melvin and Bob Mason; and one sister, Norma Becker.

Ray served in the U.S. Army until his honorable discharge in 1949. He worked in shipping and receiving for Brown's Sporting Goods and later MC Sporting Goods until retiring. Ray loved spending time with family, playing board games, and watching westerns. He also had a love for Square Dancing and was a past member of the Pleasant Hill Twirler's.

A private graveside service will be held at Parkview Cemetery. Davison-Fulton Woodland chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Holy Family Catholic Church in Peoria. Online condolences can be submitted to www.davison-fulton.com.


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Sarah Sago

March 26, 2020

Sharon, I am so sorry to hear about Ray. I am sending prayers and comfort to you and your family. God is with all of you at this difficult time.
Your friend Ronnie and Sarah Sago