Guy  Mask


In Remembrance
Guy Leon Mask was born July 13, 1926 in Dexter, Texas. Guy's American lineage goes back to Thomas
Mask (sometimes spelled Masque) born February 15, 1652 in Goochland Virginia, America Colonies.
Guy joined the Marine Corps when he was 15 (falsified documents) and was assigned to the 3rd Marine
Division. He was with the 3rd at Guam and Iwo Jima. At the end of World War II, while waiting his
discharge he married Molly Francis Henry.
When the Korean Conflict broke out he enlisted in the U S Army. He was stationed at Fort Leavenworth
Kansas, Yuma Arizona and Korea.
After being discharged he and his family resided mostly in Fort Worth from the mid 50's until the mid
70's. He was a manager of a Mobil Service Station, Manager of a Wyatt Cafeteria, Assistant Head
Dietician at the Fort Worth Federal Correction Institution and Quality Inspector at General Dynamics.
In the mid 70's he and family moved to Gainesville, Texas where he worked at Webber as a Quality
Inspector until he retired.
Upon retirement he and his best friend and son Jimmy were partners in a kitchen appliance restoration
business and owned and operated a used appliance business in downtown Gainesville.
Guy was an avid reader, mostly history, loved baseball, the Texas Rangers and fishing-preferring bank
over boat. He was very proud of his military service and had a military manner and demeanor.
Guy left this world on June 27, 2018
He is survived by two sons, a daughter, numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren, however there
is only one great grandson that will carry on the Mask name - Adam Joseph Mask of Coweta, Oklahoma.
Old soldiers, like you Dad, never die they just fade away- with love, Ronnie
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