BUFORD Robert Mason Mr. Robert Mason, 76, of Buford, GA passed away on February 5, 2014. He is survived by his wife of seventeen years, Susie Smallwood Mason, Buford, GA; children, Robert and Barbara Mason, Jr., Gainesville, GA; Lucy Mason, Austell, GA; Jeffrey and Stacey Fountain, Cumming, GA; Keith and Kim Fountain, Canton, GA; Amy Padgett, Cumming, GA; eleven grandchildren, three great grandchildren, brothers, Charles Mason, Lilburn, GA; Ron and Virginia Mason, Gainesville, GA; five sisters, Leah Stebbins, Jonesboro, GA; Frankie Swanson, Augusta, GA; Patricia Bowen, Smyrna, GA; Nina Owenby, Covington, GA; Austell Mason Woody, Blairsville, GA; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Mason was born May 15, 1937 in Blairsville, GA. He was a veteran of U.S. Air force and served for four years. He was a 1957 graduate of Berry High School, in Rome, GA. He was a rail operator for MARTA in Atlanta with thirty-seven years of service. He was a member of Ivy Creek Baptist Church, Buford. He loved fishing and hunting. Funeral service will be 1:00 pm, Friday, February 7, 2014 in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Craig Dale and Rev. Jim Ferguson officiating. Interment will follow service at New Harmony Baptist Church, Cumming, GA. Family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4:00 to 8:00 pm, Thursday, February 6, 2014. To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at www.flaniganfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133.