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Richard "Rich" Lewis Mason

Obituary Date: Thursday 23rd June 2022

Richard “Rich” Lewis Mason, 81, of Deerfield Beach, Florida, died after a one-year battle with cancer the morning of Wednesday June 8th, 2022.

Mr. Mason was born September 20th, 1940, in Renovo, Pennsylvania, to his parents William C. Mason and Esther Geraldine Mason. He was a graduate of Bowling Green University where he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity. He grew up on the water and was an avid boater. He was a member of the University Yacht Club for 36 years, where he also served as a Commodore in 2007. His love of water extended to serving our country where he retired from USNR as a Commander. While on active duty he earned the National Defense Service Medal. He retired from McDonald's Corporation where he was a Sr. Asset Manager for 24 years. He was the epitome of a "True Gentleman".  Although there were many accomplishments throughout his life, none were greater than that of his beloved family.

Mr. Mason is preceded in death by his parents and brother; Ronald C. Mason.  He is survived by his daughters; Kirsten (Stan) Hutchins of Monroe, GA, Kelly Marshall of Monroe, GA, sister; Christine (David) Kerr of Lawrenceville, GA, Grandchildren; Kyle, James, Kayla, Taylor, Kelsey, Dax, and Hayden, Great-Grandchildren; Gavin, Lilly, Madi, Logan, Mason, Lovett, and Beau.

A Celebration of Life will be held on: July 9th, 2022 at 2:00 PM @ The University Yacht Club located:  

6700 Yacht Club Rd, Flowery Branch, GA . "Casual Attire" encouraged.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for donations to be made to:

  • The Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities.
  • Duke University Brain Tumor Center: or mailing checks to: Delivering Hope Foundation, Inc. c/o Denise Tallant  2879 Canton Hwy, Cumming, GA, 30040.
  • Eagle Ranch: Flowery Branch, GA

Memorial Park South Funeral Home, 4121 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch, Georgia 30542 is in charge of arrangements.  Send online condolences to

Funeral Home
Memorial Park South Funeral Home and Cemetery
4121 Falcon Pkwy. , Flowery Branch, GA 30542