Carson M. Mast Jr., 71, Dover, passed away peacefully early Sunday evening, Feb. 3, 2013, at Union Hospital in Dover.
Born at Bars Mills on Jan. 16, 1942, he was the son of the late Carson Monroe and Mary Ellen Miller Mast Sr. For most of his life, Carson worked as a truck driver for Wilmot Mining, before going to work at Zoar Mining, retiring six years ago.
He'll be remembered as a hardworking man who enjoyed tinkering with machines and who had a natural ability to fix just about anything. In his spare time he enjoyed attending auctions and was an avid fisherman.
Surviving are his wife, Dorothy "Kay" Mast of Dover; and children Donna (James) Anderson of Ripley, W.Va., Robert Mast and Connie (Danny) Williams, both of Orrville, Glen Mast of Wooster and Mildred (Phil) Maxey of Ripley, W.Va.; stepchildren Denise (Ron) Bachman of Millersburg and Richard (Theresa) Kling of Nashville. He'll be sadly missed by grandchildren Kevin, Kristy, James, Ronnie, Mary Beth, Melissa, Danielle, Brittany, Lori, Chad, Ashley and twins Corey and Shane; numerous great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
A sister, Judy Fantine of New Philadelphia; a brother, Glen Mast of Dover; as well as his former wife, Deloris Cecil of Orrville, complete the family.
In addition to his parents, Carson is preceded in death by an infant daughter, Sue Ellen Mast, and a brother, Paul Mast.
Services were Wednesday, Feb. 6, at Geib Funeral Center in Dover, with the Rev. Dr. Steven R. Bailey officiating. Burial was in Dover Burial Park.