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Gary L. Mason

Gary Lynn (Bear) Mason, 67, Cannelton, died Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at Owensboro (Ky.) Health Regional Hospital.
Born Sept. 9, 1947, he was the son of the late Lawrence and Ada Newton Mason.
He was an Army veteran during the Vietnam War, a member of VFW Post 6160 in English and had worked as a truck driver and refrigeration maintenance for Roundy’s Foods.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Merle, Earl and Darrell, and a sister, Hazel Speedy.
Survivors include his wife, the former Mary Olberding; three children, Kristi Mason, Troy Mason and Regina Wolfe; a stepson, David Rowe; two brothers, Donald and Allen Mason; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Visitation: Friday, April 10, from 2 to 7 p.m. CST at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home in Tell City.
Funeral: Friday, April 10, at 7 p.m. CST at the funeral home with military rites by VFW Post 6160.
Officiant: The Rev. David Brown.
The family suggests memorial gifts to VFW Post 6160 in English.

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