Paul Peter Mason, Sr. passed away Saturday November 14, 2015.

Paul Peter Mason, Sr. passed away Saturday November 14, 2015. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 Saturday at McLaurin Funeral Home Chapel.

A decorated veteran, USMC Captain (ret.) Mason received several medals including, Combat Action Ribbon, Air Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry, Vietnamese Services Medal, Marksman Rifle Badge, Expert Pistol Badge and a Combat Aircrew Insignia. He also loved golf and playing with his brothers and sons. He was also a loving dad, uncle, grandfather and brother.

He is survived by his brother, Dan Mason, sons, Paul Mason and wife, Cindy, Mike Mason and wife, Christina, daughter, Karen Patterson and husband, Jeff, step daughter, Laura Cunningham and husband, Jon, step son Scott Stepp, grandchildren, Seth Mason, Jake Mason, Amanda Patterson, Alex Patterson, Austin Patterson, Kealen Patterson, Alyssa Cunningham, Nicholas Cunningham, Brooke Cunningham, Jonathan, Barbee, Tarlor Barbee, and great grandson, Preston Evans and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Hugh and Christine Mason, his brothers, Hugh Mason, Jerry Mason, and Billy Mason and grandsons, Skylar and Gage Mason.

The family will receive friends after the service at the home of Mike and Tina Mason, 130 Valleycastle Ct. Clayton, N.C. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.

Condolences may be made to the Mason family at

Arrangements are with McLaurin Funeral Home, Clayton.

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