Loving father George Leland Mason passed away Nov. 29, 2017, in Gresham, Ore. He was 70 years old.
George was born March 19, 1947, in Dallas, Ore., to Katherine and George T. Mason. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother and sister. He is survived by his sons, Christopher Mason and Shane Mason, brother Kevin Mason (Debbie Mason), and significate other Judy Hatch.
Following the Navy, George worked in the logging business for 35 years, primarily as a timber faller. His work took him from Parkdale, Ore., to Valdez, Alaska. He loved hunting, fishing, hiking and camping, and old movies. George was an avid reader, often reading one book per day. Science fiction and crime thrillers were his favorite genres. His family called him a “walking dictionary,” as he knew the definition of nearly every word he was asked.
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