James Dallas Mason, 58, of Cadiz, Ohio, died Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at Trinity Medical Center, West in Steubenville after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was born March 2, 1953 in Wheeling, WV, a son of the late Noble B. Mason, Jr. and Evelyn Worthington Mason.

A memorial service will be held Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 12 p.m. at St. James A.M.E. Church, 301 E. Market St., Cadiz, with Rev. Charles Simpson officiating. A private interment will be held at Cadiz Union Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to the James Mason Memorial Fund, c/o Huntington Bank, 657 Lincoln Avenue, Cadiz, Ohio 43907. Arrangements are by Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz. Online condolences may be made at www.clark-kirkland.com.

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.