Mason, Alan Ladon "Red Puppy" (Summerville)

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Alan Ladon “Red Puppy” Mason, 56, of Summerville, died on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at the Redmond Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Mason was born in Trion, GA, on February 5, 1956, son of the late Jude Mason and Katherine Mason. He was employed with Superior Mechanicals and was of the Baptist faith. 

In addition to his parents, Mr. Mason was preceded in death by a son, Matthew L. Mason, and a brother, Steven M. Mason.

Mr. Mason is survived by his wife, Brenda Brown Mason of Summerville; son, Mark A. Mason of Summerville; stepchildren, Philip and Robin Watts of Gaylesville, John B. and Wanda Brown of Trion, Eric J. Lesperance of Atlanta; and Amanda Broady of Bend Oregon; sisters, Mary Ann Mason of Lyerly and Judith Mason of Rome; eight grandchildren, and a number of friends he worked with at Superior Mechanicals.

Mr. Mason will be in state at the Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends on Monday, Jan. 21, from 4-6 p.m.

Following his visitation, Mr. Mason will be cremated and no formal services are planned at this time. 



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