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“You have taught me so many life lessons that I will need to pass along to your grandchildren. The "dash" between the dates will be remembered...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: David and Susan Mason - Mentor, OH

“David,Scott,Kathy and Family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of sorrow. May it comfort you to remember what an incredible Father...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Terry and Sunni Thacker - OH

“I just returned from out of town and was told about Ron's passing. I was so sorry to hear about it, and wish I could have been there in person at...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Judy Dybwad - Waynesville, NC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. Sincerely, Dann, Mary, and Heather Jesse ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Dann Jesse - Clyde, NC

“Bill and Patty, For months you have been trying to get the best possible medical evaluations you could for Ron.He was blessed to have you and...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Linda Hallinan - Frederick, MD

“Betty, My deepest sympathys to you on your loss of your partner for so many years.You are in my thoughts and prayers today. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Linda Hallinan - Frederick, MD

“My deepest sympathys to the entire Mason family. ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Linda Hallinan - Frederick, MD

“Dear Betty Im sorry that Im not able to be with you. I will be seeing you on the golf course soon.Fondly Shirley ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: McMahan Shirley - NC

“We will miss you Ron... Our Prayers are going up for the Family and Loved ones. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Wendell & Jeannie Blackburn - OH

“Dear Betty, Sandra and I were thinking of you and Ron as we were planning our upcoming HART trip. We are so sorry to learn of your loss of Ron, and...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Bill and Sandra Owen - NC


Bruce Mason – age 74, died Monday, April 23, 2012, at Duke University Hospice Center. A native of South Bend, Indiana, he was a son of the late Roy Bruce and Laura Ferne Bruce Mason. He had resided in Haywood County since 1984 and was a United States Army veteran. Roy was a certified public accountant and the founder of Betron, Inc. He retired in 2011 and attended Plains United Methodist Church. Ronald was very dedicated to his family and career as a CPA and business owner. He was a private pilot for over 40 years and enjoyed flying, playing golf, bowling, traveling, theatre, and appeared in several HART productions. He was also a former member of the Waynesville Rotary Club. Ron was loved by many and has touched so many hearts. He will be dearly missed by all his family and friends. He is survived by his companion of 18 years, Betty Yates Henderson; two sons, David Mason and his wife, Susan, of Mentor, Ohio, and Scott Mason and his wife, Kathleen, of Raleigh; one daughter, Kathleen Mason and her fiancé, Brad Keith, of Mills River; two brothers, Dr. William Mason and his wife, Patty, of Salisbury, and Craig Mason and his wife, Cheryl, of Ellicott City, Maryland; eight grandchildren, Joshua, Kristen, and Robin Mason, Graham and Ian Haley, Creston and Christopher Heltzel, and Matthew Barnauskas; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 28, 2012 in the Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with the Reverend Ryan C. Snider officiating. Burial will follow at Bon-A-Venture Cemetery on Newfound Road. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Friday evening. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Western Carolina Alzheimer's Association, 3800 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC 28215 or online donations can also be made on his tribute page http://act.alz.org/site/TR/Events/Tributes-AlzheimersChampions?pxfid=39523&fr_id=1060&pg=fund

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