Classifieds | Place a class ad | PDF Edition | Calendar | Discussions | Moderated Chat | Home Delivery| How to cancel
Rockland Jeems Mason, 50, died on May 28, 2014, in Ketchikan, after a long illness.
He was born to Jolene Winther and Guy Mason Sr. on Sept. 4, 1963, in Petersburg.
Mr. Mason worked for the City of Ketchikan for many years. Prior to that, he worked as a manager at Tom Sawyer’s Curio and Gifts in downtown Ketchikan.
His family wrote that he will be remembered as an avid musician, a bass man playing with the band Moving On.
“He will be greatly missed by his loving family and many friends,” his family wrote.
Mr. Mason is survived by his parents, Jolene Winther and Guy Mason Sr. of Ketchikan; brother, Tobey Mason of Renton, Washington; sisters, Fawn Waterfield of Ketchikan and Jolette Waterfield of Anchorage; son, Rockland Mason Jr. of Juneau; daughter, Desireé Mason of Ketchikan; grandchildren, Dean and Gideon; and numerous nephews and nieces.
A celebration of Mr. Mason’s life and memorial service will be held for family and friends at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 1, 2014, at the home of his mother, Jolene Winther, located at 324 Cedar St.