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Willie Forest Mason

Willie Forest Mason, 86 of Farmville, passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017.

He was born on January 6, 1931 to the late Willie H. and Elizabeth Booth Mason in Farmville. He was married for 63 years to his lifelong love Jean Brightwell Mason and was a charter member of Heritage Baptist Church. His favorite past time was building from scratch and flying model airplanes. He had a great sense of humor and had many friends, he loved his dogs and to smoke his pipe.

He is survived by his two daughters, Deborah M. Canady of Petersburg, Cathy Merritt (Robert) of Henrico; brother Tommy Mason (Mary) of Farmville; two grandchildren, Cindy Workman (Billy), Michele Colding (Doug);  three great-grandchildren Brandi, Jeremy and Hallye and a special friend Drew Martin.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Puckett Funeral Home. Family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to: The Kitchen Improvement Fund, Heritage Baptist Church, 700 Milnwood Rd., Farmville, VA 23901.

Puckett Funeral Home is serving the family. www.puckettfh.com.