Norman Mason, 68, of Blue Springs, Missouri, passed away peacefully on November 24, 2009, at his home.

Norman Mason, 68, of Blue Springs, Missouri, passed away peacefully on November 24, 2009, at his home.

The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m., Monday, November 30, 2009 at Meyers Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. at the chapel. Burial will follow at Lobb Cemetery in Independence, Missouri.

Norman was born on October 4, 1941, in Picayune, Mississippi, the son of the late Edward and Laura (Kendrick) Mason. He was a graduate of Paseo High School in 1959. Norman was united in marriage to the love of his life, Voda Marie (Glinn) on March 4, 1960 in Kansas City, Missouri. He was employed at General Motors in the Maintenance Department and retired in 1990 after 31 years of service. After retirement, he enjoyed fishing, boating, and most of all, woodworking. He was an active member of the Independence Midtown Optimist Club.

He leaves behind his wife of nearly 50 years, Voda; children, Pam Mason and Randy Mason, all of Blue Springs, Mo.; brother, Glen Mason of Peculiar, Missouri; nephew, Nick Mason of Archie, Mo.; niece, Jennifer Meiries of Greenwood, Mo.; and beloved dog, Sherman.

Arrangements entrusted to Meyers Funeral Chapel 1600 W Main, Blue Springs, MO 64015 816.229.3276. Condolences and memories of Norman may be shared with the family online at www.meyersfuneralchapel.com.