John Evert Mason, 84, died on Saturday, November 21, 2020 in Stillwater, Oklahoma. His service will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at Strode Funeral Home Chapel in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Burial will follow at Glenwood Cemetery in Perkins. Strode Funeral Home and Cremation is in charge of arrangements.
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John was born June 10, 1936 to E.A. Mason and Alice Long Mason. Alice died when John was six and his father later married Leora Malan.
He was united in marriage to Ruby I. Clark on June 10, 1955 and they were married 65 years.
He graduated from Wewoka High School in 1954. Following school, he went on to become a Radio Station Engineer and later Sammons Communications General Manager in Borger, Texas.
He was a member of First Baptist Church, Borger, and sang with God’s Country a gospel group which ministered in Texas prisons. His hobbies included golf, fishing and RV traveling.
Preceding him in death were his parents: E.A. Mason and Alice Long, stepmother Leora Malan, sister Juanita Gumm, brothers E.A. Mason, Jr., Wilbert Donald (Tiny) Mason and Billy F. Mason, stepbrother Leonard Dennis, daughter Shellie and son-in-law Gaylord (Stew) Stewart.
He is survived by his wife Ruby I Mason; daughters Gayle (Troy) Scott, Amy (Kyle) Snipes, sister Janiece Carroll, grandchildren; Amy Hoy, Krystle (Matthew) Collingsworth, John (Judy) Stewart, Krista Stewart, Micah (Trish) Stewart, Alison (Damion) Peery, Kelsey Snipes (Selena), Kollin Snipes, and Britt Snipes, twelve great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his name to The American Heart Association. You may donate by going to www.heart.org.
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