Mason, Robert E. "Bob" Sr.

Monday, May 24, 2010
Robert Mason
Robert Mason

Robert E. “Bob” Mason Sr., 82, of Chattanooga, died on Sunday, May 24, 2010.

Mr. Mason was born in Chattanooga, where he had lived most of his life. He was a member of the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church where he served as a Deacon, was on the property and grounds committee and a member of the J. Fred Johnson Sunday School Class.

He graduated from Battle Ground Academy in Franklin, Tn., and was retired from Cummins-Onan after 45 years as a salesman. He was a WWII veteran of the United States Marine Corps.

Mr. Mason was a lifetime member and Past Commandant of the Marine Corps League and a life member of the Marine Corps Second Division. He was also a life member and past commander of the Disabled American Veteran Chapter 6, member of American Legion Post 95 in East Ridge, and served as past Commander of the Chattanooga Boating Club.

Mr. Mason was a retired captain of Flotilla 06-07 of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary and served as assistant chief of the Auxiliary Police for more than five years.

Mr. Mason was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Thelma Harvin Mason.

Surviving are his wife, Margaret McGill Mason; son, Robert E. Mason Jr.; grandchildren, Tiffany N. Mason of Broadman, Oh., and Salina and Todd Mason of Arlington, Tx.

Memorial donations may be made to First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1505 N. Moore Road, Chattanooga, Tn. 37411.

Visitation will be from 5 - 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 25, at the funeral home.

Graveside services will be at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 26, at Chattanooga National Cemetery with Dr. Gary Carver officiating.

Pallbearers will be members of the Maine Corps League.

Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory, and Florist, 404 South Moore Road.

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