Pete Mason, age 68, of Kempner passed away at home on Sunday, May 17,
2020. Graveside Services will be at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, May 20, 2020
at Kempner City Cemetery.
Pete was born in Lauderdale County, Alabama to H.E. “Big Pete” Mason
and Myrtle Delores Hayes Mason on November 16, 1951. He married
Shirley May McIntear on October 7, 1969 in Iron City, Tennessee. A
Vietnam Veteran, Pete served Honorably in the United States Army from
1970-1981. Later he drove as a long-haul truck driver for such
companies as Frozen Foods Express, Metzger’s Rock, and various mobile
A member of the Gypsy’s Motorcycle Club International since 1977,
Retired Lifer ‘Rebel’ participated for many years in local Toys for
Tots Runs as Santa, as well as actively supporting many other
community outreach projects alongside the motorcycle community.
Pete is preceded in death by his father, H.E. Mason; and his mother,
Myrtle Delores Hayes Mason.
Pete is survived by his wife, Shirley McIntear Mason; daughters,
Theresa Mason Adkins, Julie Mason Brown, and her husband,
Michael Brown; sister, Vicky Lassiter of Henderson, North Carolina;
six grandchildren, Michael Brown, Victoria Adkins, Nolan Adkins,
Travis Brown, Savanna Adkins, and Vivien Adkins; and five
great-grandchildren, David Bates, Selena Brown, Emily Brown, Carina
Adkins, and William Brown.
A kind man of great honor and integrity who loved the feel of the wind
of an open road, Pete will be greatly missed by many.