Robert’s earthly journey began on November 4, 1925, in Brent, Alabama. Robert was
the beloved son of Adam J. Mason, Sr., and Gertrude Mason. He was the second child
and first son of seven children.
Robert received his formal education with the Brent School system. He accepted Christ
as his Savior at 12 and was baptized at Antioch Baptist Church in Brent, AL.
In 1944 at 18, Robert enlisted in the United States Navy. His military journey took him
to dangerous waters. In addition to serving in World War ll, he also served in the
After 29 years of military service, he retired with honors in 1964. Robert decided to
relocate to the beautiful city of San Diego, CA. The climate was ideal since Robert
enjoyed walking, exercising, reading, and photography. However, something was
missing, so he returned to Japan to marry the love of his life, Mieko. Robert and Mieko
lived happily together until she passed on October 4, 2015.
Robert was an honorable, loving, and giving man. His memory will live on forever in the
hearts of his family and friends.
Robert Lee Mason departed this life on January 28, 2023. He is preceded in death by
his beloved wife, Meiko Mason, parents Adam J. Mason Sr and Gertrude Mason; 2
sisters, Velma Stewart, and Mildred Crawford; and 1 brother Adam J. Mason Jr.
He leaves to mourn his passing with cherished memories: 2 sisters, Annie McClain and
Barbara Dandridge, both of Milwaukee, WI; 1 brother Roy Mason of Milwaukee, WI; a
special cousin, Pearlie Mae Stevens; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and
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