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George Hibert MastNovember 2, 1933 ~ October 2, 2017 (age 83)
George Hibert Mast, 83, of Homedale, ID passed away in his home on October 2, 2017. He was born on November 2, 1933 in Encinitas, CA to George Bryan and Minerva Mast. He was the sixth of eight children. In September of 1957, he met Joyce Beecroft on a blind date and they were married in December of that same year. They celebrated their Fifty Ninth anniversary in December last year. They had six children. He moved his small family up to Oregon and was employed in the lumber industry for many years. After the kids were grown and out of the house he and his bride followed his lifelong dream and moved to Alaska. While there he was privileged to work for the church he loved, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. After retirement he move to Homedale, ID and he enjoyed working at Sam’s Club as a food demonstrator. He loved children and would hand out Dum-Dum suckers and was known as the Dum-Dum man.
George is survived by his wife Joyce; his children: Anna (Ken) Vorisek, Nancy (Tim) Thieding, Cindy Mast, Patty (Bob) Kilborn and Neil (Kirsten) Mast; and one sister Myrtle Oakley of Tennessee. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers; one sister; his daughter Shari; sons-in-laws Randy and Michael; and two grandsons, Travis and Dustin.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at the Homedale LDS Chapel, 708 W. Idaho Ave., Homedale. The family will receive friends from 10 – 10:45 before the service at the church. You may visit George’s online memorial at www.flahifffuneralchapel.com where you may leave a condolence message for the family.