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Willie James Mason

July 19, 1954 ~ April 1, 2019 (age 64)

Willie (June) Mason was born July 18, 1954, in St. Joseph, LA, to the late Mark (Jimmy) and Mary Mason. The oldest of 15 children, Willie (June) was baptized in 1967 at the Lakewood BC, under the leadership of Pastor Bennie Washington. He attended Rosewald High School in St. Joseph, LA. He loved to hunt and fish.

On April 1, 2019, God called him home at Tulane Hospital in New Orleans, LA. Three brothers preceded him in death: Henry Mason, Mark Mason, and Percy Burks; and one sister, Ernestine Mason.

He leaves to cherish: two daughters, Patricia Mason of Jacksonville, FL and Latesha Battle of Robinsonville, MS; one granddaughter, Lanikea Battle; four grandsons, LaMarcos and Kanten Cox, Donta and Lonta Mason; five sisters, Willie (Arthur) Allen of Marrero, LA, Molly Shields of Tallulah, LA, Jimmie (Dennis) Bates of Gonzales, LA, Jarry Goldman of Wisner, LA, and Gloria Mason of St. Joseph, LA; six brothers, Clarence Burks of St. Joseph, LA, Eddie (Ellaina) Mason of Baton Rouge, LA, Reginald Mason of Natchez, MS, Robert Mason of St. Joseph, LA, Nathaniel Mason of Jackson, MS, and Thomas (Teena) Mason of St. Joseph, LA.

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