A memorial service will be held for friends and family at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, at the Shady Grove Park Pavilion in Azle. Pastor Lee Sipe of First Baptist Church Azle and Chaplain Ron Ebert of Covenant Hospice will conduct the service.
Walter was born Feb. 11, 1924, in Burkburnett to Wilber and Rosie Lorentz Mason. He married Marcella Price Feb. 5, 1966, in Decatur. The Masons have been Azle residents since Sept. 1, 1966.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Marcella, children Gary Mason and wife, Marsha, Steve Mason and wife, Marci, Tye Bell and wife, Jolynn, Melinda Richey and husband, John, and Rebecca Bethel and husband, Bill, all of whom live in the Metroplex; brother Vernon Mason and wife, Opal, of Fort Worth; sister Wanda Jean St. John of Chico; 12 grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.