Harry James "Jim" Mason, age 76, of Wilmington, Ohio, passed away Thursday, May 7, 2020 at the U.C. Medical Center in Cincinnati.
He was born October 31, 1943 in Columbus, OH, son of the late Harry Mason and Arietta Edge Mason.
He was a member of St. Columbkille Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, and St. Vincent DePaul Society. A U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard veteran, Jim was a member of Wilmington American Legion Post #49 where he had been a member of the Honor Guard and he was formerly a volunteer with Habitat For Humanity. He had retired from General Motors after 37 years of service. After his retirement one of the things he enjoyed was being a cab driver for the Wilmington Transit Authority.
Surviving are wife, Julianne Mason whom he married April 2, 1966, daughter, Kerry (Bharat) Dhakal, two sons, Tony (Sherry) Mason, Todd (Lauren) Mason, grandson, Trenton Mason, granddaughter, Haeli Mason, two sisters, Sue Creagan, Joy Iannarino, brother-in-law, Terry (Cheryl) Kerr and several nieces & nephews.
In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by a sister, Dixie Deluca.
A private Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Columbkille Catholic Church, 73 N. Mulberry St. Wilmington, Wednesday, May 13, 2020 with Rev. Michael Holloran officiating. Interment will follow in the Sugar Grove Cemetery where the Wilmington American Legion Post #49 Honor Guard will provide the same military honors that Jim had participated in doing for many years.
The Fisher-Edgington Funeral Home, Wilmington, has the honor of serving the family.
If desired, contributions in Jim's memory may be directed to St. Jude's Children's Hospital or St. Columbkille Catholic Church. To sign the online guest book, go to edgingtonfuneralhomes.com.