MASON, Walter A., Jr. 77, of Steubenville, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at home.
He was born Dec. 14, 1936. in Steubenville, the son of the late Walter A. Sr. and Mary Freda Dayton Mason.
Walter was a member of Grace Lutheran Church: served his country in US Marine Corps, where he was a Sergeant Major with 25 years of service, was the owner/operator of the former Walt's Gulf Service Station, F&AM lodge 691 and the Scottish Rite Valley of Steubenville, Jefferson County Sportsman Association, American Legion Argonne Post 33, and graduated from Steubenville High School Class of 1955.
Walter was an Avid Steubenville High School sports fan and an avid bowler.
Walter is also preceded in death by his brother, Jay Mason, sisters, Sarah McDounough and Barbara Scheorder.
Surviving are his wife, Catherine Lippert Mason whom he married September 10, 1960, one son, Bill (Darlene) Mason of Wintersville and one daughter, Mary Jo (Bill) Davis of Delaware, OH. one sister, Helen (Gaylord) Chapman of CA. three grandchildren, Caitlin and Mason Davis, and Billy Mason.
Calling hours are Friday 4-8 p.m. at the Mosti Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, 4435 Sunset Blvd. Steubenville, where services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. Pastor Sarah Brown will officiate.
Memorial donations may be made to the Walter A. Mason, Jr. Scholarship fund, Steubenville High school, 420 N. Fourth St.
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