Mr. James E. Mason, age 78, of Fillmore, passed away July 30, 2015 in Methodist Hospital. Born January 8, 1937 in Hendricks County, he was the son of Sylvester Mason and Lillian Louis (Keller) Mason. He married Wanda Miller and she survives.
James was baptized in the Fillmore Christian Church. He was an alumni of the Fillmore High School class of 55' where he played for the Basketball Team in the State Championship in the 50’s. James had worked in Tool & Die for 28 years and enjoyed farming throughout his life. He was retired for 16 years.
Survivors in addition to his wife include 5 sons, Greg Mason and wife Rebecca, Fillmore, Rodney Mason, Indianapolis, Scott Mason and wife Karen, Fillmore, James Perry Mason, Fillmore, and Ted Mason and wife Sandra, Fillmore; grandchildren, Jamie Mason Tennis, Joshua Mason, Destiny Mason, Scottlyn Mason, Nathaniel Mason, Timothy Mason, Christian Mason; 8 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by Everett Mason, Edith Heavin, Mallie Runnells, Meryl Smyth
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m in the Bousley-Hays Funeral Home, Coatesville, Indiana. Services are on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. Burial will follow in the Fillmore Cemetery.