Mason Shaw Holsapple
The funeral for Mason Shaw Holsapple will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of J.H. Churchill Funeral Home. Bro. Boyd Smith and Rev. Kerry Lambert will officiate. Burial will follow in the Murray Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. today (Monday). Pall bearers will be Tim Holsapple, Chris Tucker, Vic Milner, Greg Howard, Jimmy Paschall and Tracy McKinney.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hospice, Murray-Calloway County Hospital, 803 Poplar St., Murray, KY 42071 or to First Baptist Church, Att. Benevolent Fund, 203 South 4th St., Murray, KY 42071.
Mr. Holsapple, 90, Chaucer Drive, Murray, died Friday, Feb. . 13, 2009, at 11:45 a.m. at Spring Creek Health Care, Murray. A retired farmer, dairyman and livestock dealer, he was last employed at Campbell's Tobacco Co., from where he retired in 1997. A Kentucky Colonel, he was a member of First Baptist Church and of the Solomon Sunday School Class. His wife, Reba Howard Holsapple, died in 2003. Born July 1, 1918, in Calloway County, he was the son of the late William David Holsapple and Almeda Shaw Holsapple. Also preceding him in death were 11 sisters and brothers.
Survivors include one daughter, Barbara Moore and husband, Bill, Murray; one brother, Burlon Wayne Holsapple, Hazel; one grandson, Tony (A.B.) Taylor, Phoenix, Ariz.; one great-grandson, Stephen Bigda, United States Marine Corps, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.