James R. 'Ray' Mason

James R. “Ray” Mason, 74, of Huntington, IN, died Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at 10:31 a.m. at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Mason retired in 1993 from Navistar after 30 years of service and was a member of Freewill Baptist Church in Huntington.

He was born Feb. 5, 1943, in Middlesboro, KY, to James A. and Maxine M. Brown Mason. He married Evelyn Thacker on March 28, 1980, in New Taswell, TN, and she survives.

Additional survivors three daughters, Jamie A. Storm, of Monroeville, Mary R. Hill, of Huntington; and Diana L. (James) Dubeansky, of Union City; a sister, Ruth Diedinger, of Fort Wayne; seven grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.

Calling is Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. with a funeral service following immediately at 2 p.m., at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington. Rev. Brunk Conley will officiate. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery in Huntington County.
Online condolences may be made at www.baileylove.com.