Harold Benjamin Mason Sr. of Riverhead died Dec. 15.
He was born June 24, 193o in Riverhead to Charles Mason and Blanche James Mason. He graduated from Riverhead High School, where he played football and ran track, in 1949.
He worked for 28 years for the Westhampton Beach Department of Public Works before retiring in 1996.
He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Yvonne McAllister Mason; his children, Myra and Harold Jr.; eight grandchildren and one great grandson. He was predeceased by his parents and five siblings.
A service was held Saturday Dec. 22 at Galilee Church of God in Christ in Riverhead.