Johnny Stephen Mason, Sr. 67 passed away unexpectedly at his home in Chapel Hill on August 11, 2022. Johnny loved his family and in his retirement years realized being a grandpa was one of his greatest joys, doting on the grandbabies. Johnny lived and worked in Durham most of his life. He worked in the Auto Salvage business including, Elliott’s Auto Salvage, City Auto Salvage, Foss Recycling and he retired from Triangle Auto Recycling. Through the years Johnny made many friends and all were special to him. Johnny was predeceased in death by his mother, Shirley High Mason, his father Dalton Aaron Mason, Sr. and 3 brothers; Wayne, Alton and Danny.
Johnny is survived by his wife, Peggy Mayse (Edmonds) Mason; children, Cheyenne Mason Ross (Thomas), Johnny Mason Jr. (Laura), Clinton Edmonds (Billie), Morgan Mayse (Malcolm); Grandchildren; Granger Ross, Annie Mason, Shelby Edmonds, Tana George (Dylan), Jordan Sims and Alexander Mayse; Great Grandchild: Evie George; Siblings:Dalton Aaron Mason, Jr (Carol), Randy White Mason, Melanie Mason Vaughn (Terry), Judy Mason along with nieces, nephews and many friends. He will be greatly missed by all, including his dachshund, Toby.
The visitation will be at Mount Hermon Baptist Church, where Johnny was a member on Monday, August 15, at 2:00 p.m. with the service beginning at 3:00. Reverend David Morton will be presiding.
In lieu of flowers donations to the church are appreciated at 4511 Old NC 10, Durham, NC 27705.
Walker’s Funeral Home in Hillsborough is assisting the family.