Charles W. Mason
HAMPTON - Mr. Charles W. Mason departed this life on Saturday, February 11, 2017 after a long illness at the age of 72. Charles worked at the Newport News Shipbuilding for 49 and half years and also was very active in the community where he served on several boards. He was born on March 30, 1944 to the late Robert Lee Mason and Edith Powell Mason. He married Marie Hardy Mason on November 6, 1961. He was a member of Sixth Mount Baptist Temple where he served on several ministries until his health begin to fail. Preceding Charles in death was his beloved grandson Jonathan Mason-Davis and his brother Robert Lee Mason, Jr. Charles is survived by his loving wife Marie Mason, one daughter Charlene Mason, his son Eugene Mason (Shelia) granddaughter Raven Hicks, granddaughter Makayla Mason, grandson Elijah Mason, and great granddaughter Londynn Glasco. He was a father to many young people in his church and the community. Funeral service will be held 11:00 am at Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Temple 3100 Butternut Dr, Hampton, VA 23666 on Saturday, February 18, 2017. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Boys and Girls Club of The Greater Hampton Roads or The Jonathan Mason-Davis Big Heart Foundation.
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