Obituary for McKinley Lorenzo “Jitter” Mason

McKinley Lorenzo Mason, 71, of Berryville, Virginia, formerly of Front Royal, Virginia, died Wednesday, May 5, 2010 in a local nursing home.

Mr. Mason was born January 14, 1939 in Millwood, Virginia, the son of Thomas and Nancy “Bug” Randolph Mason.

He was a service manager at Farrish Pontiac Oldsmobile in Fairfax, Virginia.

He was a member and served as vice president of the Cavalier’s Club in Front Royal in the 1980’s -1990’s.   He was an avid golfer and sports fan.

Surviving are three sons, Charles Thomas of Winchester, VA, McKinley L. Mason, Jr. of Hawaii, and Rodney L. Mason of Arlington, VA; two daughters, Felicia I. Mason and Daphne Mason, both of Winchester, VA; two sisters, Barbara Thornton of Washington, D.C. and Jeannette Isom of Cleveland, OH; former wife, Rosetta Brooks Mason of Winchester, VA; and four grandsons, Cameron Mason, McKinley Mason III, Martinez McKinney, Jr. and Tyrell Mason.

A brother, Floyd Mason and a sister, Gwendolyn Mason, preceded him in death.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A. M. Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at the Enders & Shirley Funeral Home Chapel, Berryville, VA with Rev. George Jones officiating. Burial will be in Love & Charity Cemetery, Millwood, VA.

The family will receive friend one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

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