Donald "Eddie" Mason, son of Mildred Arlene Rushin Mason and the late Bobby Lee Mason, was born in Ann Arbor, Mich. on Aug. 7, 1956, and died at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. on Sept. 10, 2011, at the age of 55.
Eddie had lived in the Dexter area most of his life. He was a member of the Dexter Eagles Aerie and was of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by three daughters, Shanna Metz of Dexter, Mo., Meagan Mason of Salem, Mo.; Alexis Mason of Bloomfield, Mo.; one son, Eric Mason of Paducah, Ky.; his mother, Mildred Mason of Dexter, five grandchildren; three brothers, Bobby and Chester Mason, both of Bloomfield, and Tommie Mason of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; and one sister, Charlotte Hobbs of Dudley, Mo. Other relatives and many friends also survive.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, from5-8 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, Mo.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Sept.14, 2011, at 11 a.m. at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter with the Rev. James Malloy of Essex, Mo. officiating.
Interment will be in the Harper Cemetery in Aid, Mo. with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter, Mo. in charge of arrangements.