Obituaries: Terry Mason

OTTUMWA-Terry R. Mason, 67, of Ottumwa, died at 6 a.m. June 28, 2017 at Monroe County Hospital in Albia.

He was born January 11, 1950 in Ottumwa to Raymond E. and Berneice E. Underwood Mason.

A graduate of Ottumwa High School, he worked for the Rock Island Railroad, Everco and Lunco.  He also owned the Riverbend Bar with his companion, Fran Renmark.

Terry loved the river and hanging out with friends.

Surviving are his children, Scott (Stacie) Mason of Ottumwa, Terra Mason of Des Moines and Lisa Drilling of Salem, OR; five grandchildren, Dylan, Carter, Luke, Mylie and Maverick.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Sue Stansberry.

His body has been cremated.

Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, July 6, 2017 at First Church of the Open Bible with Pastor Ricky Fiedler officiating.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to the family.