Lloyd Eugene Mason, 93, Wabash, died at 4:50 p.m., Friday, May 17, at Wellbrooke, Wabash.
He was born March 23, 1920 in a log cabin near Dora, to Amos and Iona (Rinearson) Mason. Lloyd was a 1938 graduate of Lincolnville High School. He served in the US Army during WWII, from 1941-1945. He was a recipient of the Bronze Arrowhead for D-Day and five campaign stars. He married Lorna M. Fogel in Lincolnville on June 29, 1946; she died July 13, 2012. He was a former member of the Dora Christian Church and a present member of Wabash Alliance Church since 1958. Lloyd worked for General Electric Company, Fort Wayne, Honeywell Incorporated for 16 years, for General Tire and Rubber Company for 13 years, and was a courier for a local bank, all in Wabash, retiring in 1994.
He is survived by three children, Linda (Ronald) Mears, Danville, Diana (Daryl) King, Wheatfield, and John Paul (Teresa) Mason, Wabash; five grandchildren, six great grandchildren, and a foster nephew, Roger (Shirley) Hairrell, Morrow, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, grandson Bryce Adler Mason, foster brother Lester Hairrell, and son-in-law Don Rumpf.
Funeral services will be held at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash on Thursday, May 23, at 10 a.m., with Rev. David Myers officiating. Burial will be in Marion National Cemetery, Thursday at 2 p.m. Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Preferred memorials are to Gideon's International or the Wabash Alliance Church.
The memorial guest book for Lloyd may be signed at www.grandstaff-hentgen.com.