Funeral services celebrating the life of David Mason will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 20, 2022, at Kilpatrick’s Rose-Neath Chapel, 943 Polk Street, Mansfield, Louisiana. Rev. Chuck Clark and Charlie Burrow will be officiating. Burial will follow at Smyrna Cemetery, Smyrna Community, near Grand Cane, Louisiana. A visitation for friends and family will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 19, 2022, at Kilpatrick’s Rose-Neath Funeral Home.
David was born at home on April 10, 1939, in Keatchie, Louisiana, to Turner and Ruth Mason. He entered into eternal rest on November 16, 2022. He was a 5th generation farmer raising beef cattle and was an excellent steward of the land. David was a Master Mason with 50+ years as a Masonic member. He served two years of active duty and four years in the Army Reserves. David retired after 25 years of service with South Central Bell/AT&T. His cows, land, and family were his life.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Leonard Mason, and James “Buddy” Mason; and sister, Annette Mason Greene. Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Dianne Bolinger Mason; daughters, Michelle Mason and Melissa Mason; grandchildren, Branden Mason Campbell, Bailey York, and Blake Mason Zamarripa; great-grandchild, Harper Campbell; and his riding buddy, Levi.
Honoring David as pallbearers will be Branden Mason Campbell, Blake Mason Zamarripa, Todd Greene, Sean Reynolds, Joe Cobb, and Randy Brown. Honorary pallbearers will be Mansfield Masonic Lodge #250 and Logansport Masonic Lodge Mt. Vernon #83, Danny Weber, Mike Smoak, Pat Keith, David Owens, Ivan Carmona, and Daniel Gonzales.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 3100 Samford Ave., Shreveport, Louisiana 71103, or Smyrna Cemetery, P.O. Box 2, Grand Cane, Louisiana 71032.