Benjamin Paul Mason passed away April 26, 2022 in Virginia Beach, VA. Benjamin was born in Norfolk, VA on May 28, 1992 to Gary Mason and Lynn Griffin. He was a graduate of Great Bridge High School.
Benjamin worked in the security industry until he decided to join his dad’s electrical business as a material coordinator.
After recovering from heart surgery, he found his calling in retail sales. He found his niche when he was hired by Island Dyes. His gift for connecting with customers was exceptional and he loved helping people and sharing his knowledge.
Benjamin was a decorated scout and a District Pinewood Derby Champion. He achieved the great accomplishment of advanced red belt in Taekwondo. He was an accomplished guitar player. In his senior year in high school, he could frequently be found in the Senior Court playing and singing and was known as Benjamin “Music Man” Mason. He served on the Praise and Worship Team in two churches. He also enjoyed playing with other musicians and singers. Eventually, he formed a band with his dad. His next project was a duet with his very good friend Carly Hall.
Benjamin enjoyed the outdoors including fishing and the beach. He grew up going to the Outer Banks to “his” cottage.
In more recent years he spent much of his spare time with his close friends, enjoying life, acting goofy, and watching professional wrestling and playing video games.
He is welcomed in Heaven by his Granddady and Mema Griffin, his Grandad Mason, and Little Jackie Carr.
Left to cherish his memory are his mother, Lynn Griffin, his father, Gary Mason, his loving sister and the apple of his eye, Olivia Mason, his Grandma Mary Thatcher, Aunt Terri Mason, Uncle Kevin Garrow, his half-brother, Grayson Tice. Also, left to cherish memory, his companion through thick and thin, Lacey and a host of cousins and loving friends.
A celebration of Benjamin’s life will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5033 Rouse Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23462. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in memory of Benjamin to the Marfan Foundation www.marfan.org .