Myron Eugene Mason, 59, of Edgewater Florida, passed away on January 15, 2021, at Moffitt’s
Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida.
Myron was born July 14, 1961, to Gerald and Esther “Jean” (Andrews) Mason in Macomb, IL.
He married Vickie Bickley Conover on December 30, 2016, in DeLand, Florida. She survives.
Myron held several jobs throughout his working career, including working at Pinnacle Foods
and as a Prison Guard at the Iowa State Penitentiary (16 years) in Fort Madison, Iowa. He also
drove a semi for many companies including Rainbo Oil in Burlington, Iowa. Myron finished his
career as a Maintenance Technician at Everglades Boats in Edgewater, Florida, where he was
Myron loved his Harley Davidson motorcycle and rode it every day, rain or shine. He often road
with his wife Vickie and traveled across the country to many motorcycle events. Myron was an
avid fan of the Chicago Cubs, the Chicago Bears and Alabama Football “Roll Tide”. He was also a
huge NASCAR fan and really enjoyed assisting with races and got a rush every damn time he
went over the wall as a jack man on race day. He was also a member of the JSP RC Car Racing
Team and a former member of UFCW 617. In his free time, Myron enjoyed pheasant and deer
hunting. He fiercely loved his family and friends and especially loved spending time with his
grandchildren. Myron participated in thousands of “safety meetings” and dedicated his time to
becoming a professional beach bum.
Myron is survived by his wife Vickie Mason of Edgewater, Florida; his mother and step-father
Esther “Jean” Burton (Loyd “Poppie”) of Colchester, Illinois; his son Travis Conover (Jackie) of
Keokuk; his daughter Megan Conover (Dan) of Montrose, Iowa; his sister Penny Parks (Tommy)
of Camdenton, Missouri; three grandchildren: Drew and Piper Conover of Keokuk and Conrad
Kirchner of Keokuk; his niece Colleen Peck of Clinton, Illinois; his nephew Austin Montgomery
(Ana) of Urbana, Illinois; his step-daughter Jana Kirchner (Bryan) of Keokuk; his sister-in-law
Melissa McFarland (Joe) of Menasha, Wisconsin and Remington, his dog and best friend.
Myron was preceded in death by his father, his brother Charles Raymond Burton and
grandmother Dottie Rockhold Andrews.
Visitation with family meeting friends, will be held Sunday, January 31, 2021 from 1:00 pm to
6:00 pm at Printy Funeral Home in Hamilton, Illinois.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family in care of Vickie Mason or to
Edgewater Animal Shelter, Edgewater, Florida.
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