Obituaries » William (“Bill”) Eugene Mason
January 18, 2018
William (“Bill”) Eugene Mason, 73, passed away on Thursday, January 18, 2018, at Greenwood Center in Warwick, RI.
Bill was born on May 19, 1944, in Providence, RI to Harold and Wilhelmina (Tavares) Mason. Bill graduated from Coventry High School in 1962, and received his bachelor’s degree from Iowa Wesleyan University in 1966. After college, Bill returned to Coventry High School, where he taught business courses and coached the girls’ basketball team.
Bill loved all sports, and was especially gifted at basketball. He played for Coventry High School and Iowa Wesleyan, but took great pride in coaching. Bill also loved being by the ocean and traveling, and was most fond of his trip to Africa. He was gregarious, and loved by many.
Bill will be dearly missed by his brother, Gary Mason, of Hope, RI; his sister, Maria (Mason) Green and her husband, Karl, of Coventry, RI; his nephew, Nathaniel Green and his wife, Rosemary, of Madison, NJ; and his niece, Rachel (Green) Read and her husband, Mark, of Attleboro, MA. He is preceded in death by his loving parents.
All are invited to attend a memorial service in Bill’s honor on Saturday, January 27 at 11 AM at Winfield & Sons Funeral Home, 571 West Greenville Road, North Scituate, RI. The burial will be private.In lieu of flowers, please donate to a charity of your choice in Bill’s name.