OBITUARY

Thomas Truman (Tommy) Mason III

April 27, 1988November 6, 2021

Thomas Truman Mason III came into this life with a Big Spirit, which would carry him throughout his life. “Tommy” as he was affectionately known, lived life to the fullest.

Born April 27, 1988, in Thornton, Colorado to Thomas Truman Mason II and Stephanie Lawson Mason. Tommy graduated from Bennett High School in 2007. Tommy began a career with ARC that would that continued for many years. He received a Master’s Degree from ARC University; Aureate award; and attended over 70 classes. Tommy worked at ARC Thrift Store in the men’s department from 2016 until recently when he became ill, always with a cheerful heart.

Tommy can be best described by his glowing vibrant smile that would light up any room. Tommy’s contagious smile came from his overflowing love of God, family, friends and America. Tommy was a social butterfly who loved being around people at All-Stars, ARC and many other events. When Tommy would walk into a room, everyone knew him. Tommy touched hearts from the Philippines to Nashville to all other parts of the USA. Thomas Truman Mason III was an ambassador of innocence, and love.

Tommy was a member of many organizations: ARC of Colorado ARC Ambassador All-Stars Club Global Down Syndrome – which Tommy played in football games with the Denver Broncos Foothills Baseball League Miracle League Easter Seals Explorer Program Younglife of Adams County

Tommy had many hobbies and interests; he was a devoted fan of Andrew Ripp, an American singer and Grammy-nominated songwriter based in Nashville. Tommy was a fan of all sports, including tackling professional Broncos players; a regular attendee of Night to Shine proms; dancing and karaoke; a faithful member of Thrive Church, he loved going to church; sharing that “Jesus is #1” with everyone he met; he loved his dog, Cookie; participating at ARC Ambassador meetings; and of course playing with his Woody and Spiderman action figures.

Tommy is survived by his father, Thomas T. Mason II, his life companion and enthusiast; mother Stephanie Mason; siblings: Katrinna J. Kirkland, Karen S. Mason, Nicole Moline and Michelle Mason; a host of nieces nephews; his dog Cookie; devoted friends: Andrew Ripp, Andrei Stringfellow, Dominick Rivera, Lloyd Lewis and a host of other friends. Thomas T. Mason III was here and he impacted many people’s lives while he was here.

“Well done, good and faithful servant.”

In Appreciation We extend to you our sincere gratitude for the kindness shown to us during our time of need. The cards, flowers, thoughts and kind words are deeply appreciated. A special thank you to Allstars Club, Lloyd Lewis, Dominick Rivera of ARC, Easter Seals, North Metro Community Services. May God bless and keep you. The Family of Thomas T. Mason III

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  • PALLBEARERS

  • Lloyd Lewis, Active Pallbearer
  • Dominick Rivera, Active Pallbearer
  • Leif Vinson, Active Pallbearer
  • Mark Martinez, Active Pallbearer
  • Xiaver Hayman, Active Pallbearer
  • Andrei Stringfellow, Active Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation

    Saturday, November 20, 2021

  • Visitation

    Sunday, November 21, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, November 24, 2021

  • Committal Service

    Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Memories

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Jayden Waylen Lucero

November 24, 2021

We have many found memories of Tommy through football. His smile & love was like none other. My son Jayden always would & still mentions Tommy as he talks about playing football again. Myself truly loved Tommy just as much as so many others & we are so deeply saddened. Our prayers & love are with you Tom & family. We will never forget you Tommy, as Jayden says, "Tommy sweethearts" with tears in his eyes & a smile on his face. We will see you again our dearest Tommy.

Jean and Fletcher Illig

November 23, 2021

We were blessed to know Tommy from All-Stars, Miracle League of Denver Special Baseball and Night to Shine. It was a blessing to have shared these experiences with Tommy. He was a good friend and a special soul. His family is on our prayers.

Tamra Wobermin

November 20, 2021

Tommy I miss you ware amazing you made the sun shine you ware amazing! And happy ! You loved camp at young life and friends for ever! Miss you tommy

Tate Rietema

November 18, 2021

I had fun with Tommy at winter camp and at my graduation party. I will miss you.

Jennifer Paulino

November 17, 2021

We enjoyed playing baseball with you. Our deepest sympathies to your family. We will miss seeing you on the baseball field.

Bethany Fristad

November 17, 2021

It was an honor to know you, Tommy.

Helen and John-Caleb Kennedy

November 17, 2021

I really don’t know what to say. I just told John-Caleb that Tommy went to be with Jesus, and he replied “Tommy be with Jesus.”
He will certainly be missed. We love Tommy.

Evan Cameron

November 17, 2021

Tommy,
You hold such a special place in this world and such a special place in the many hearts of those you touched, including my own. You always bring a smile to my face and you make my days working with that much brighter. We all will miss you, “Tommy 2 times”
Rest in Paradise

Cleo Chavez

November 16, 2021

Tommy I Thank the Lord for you and the 33 years that He gave you to your father. Rest easy buddy. You join my beautiful daughter Joyce who also went to easter seals and Frank from easter seals also in Heaven. You was a special Angel on earth and now you are a special Angel in Heaven. May God bless your dad and bring him peace and comfort.😇🕊

Alyssa Quintana

November 16, 2021

Thank you Tommy for being the best All Star ever! I had so much fun getting to know you and your dad. Tommy brought so much light to the events and I’m so thankful to have met him!

FROM THE FAMILY