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Donald  R. Mason

Donald R. Mason

Dec 10, 1948 - Apr 18, 2009
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Memorial services for Donald R. Mason of Riverton will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, 2009 at Vase Funeral Home in Rock Springs.

Mr. Mason died the afternoon of Saturday, April 18, 2009 at the Help for Health Hospice Home. He was 60 years old.

Cremation has taken place.

Donald R. Mason was born on December 10, 1948 to Corwin Boyd Mason and Julia Lavon (Green) Mason. He attended Wilson Grade School from 1955 to 1961, Jackson Junior High from 1961 to 1963, and Jackson-Wilson High School from 1963 to 1967.

In 1967 he entered the U.S. Marine Corps serving during the Vietnam War, and from which he was honorably discharged in 1971.

Mr. Mason was employed by the Teton County Sheriff’s Department from 1971 to 1973, Good Year Tire in Los Angeles, CA from 1973 to 1974, and from 1974 to 1984 he was the warehouse manager for Dresser Magcobar, an oilfield product supplier. From 1984 to 1986 he was employed by Tatt Companies, Inc. as security supervisor for Jim Bridger Power Plant. From 1986 to the present time he has been a Sheriff’s deputy for Sweetwater County.

He was a member of the Wyoming Peace Officers’ Association.

The family said he loved to go fishing, camping, hunting and boating, he enjoyed reloading, was an avid reader and built fishing poles.

Mr. Mason is survived by daughters Jennifer Mason of Riverton and Kristin Kellerman and her husband Justin of Grand Island, Nebr.; brothers Clyde Mason of Arizona, Gene Mason and Robert Mason of Pinedale and Thomas Mason and his wife Marie of Wilson, Wyo.; sister Susan Mason of San Juan Capistrano, Calif.

He was preceded in death by his wife Judith Mason; father Boyd Mason; mother Julia Mason; grandfather George Green; grandmother Irene Green; and sister-in-law Edith Mason.

Memorial donations may be made to Cowboys for Cancer, in care of the Davis Funeral Home, 2203 W. Main, Riverton, WY 82501.

Arangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton and Vase Funeral Home of Rock Springs.

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