Mason Leo Hockersmith, age 42, of Lincoln Nebraska died at home Wednesday, September 6, 2017. Mason was born in Saint Francis, Kansas on November 23, 1974, to Donald and Eileen (Goetz) Hockersmith.
Beginning his teenage years, Mason accomplished an expert BMX racing record. In 1993, he graduated from East High School in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Mason was an auto mechanic early in life leading to his diesel mechanic career, and along the way, other accomplishments included sheet metal journeyman and HVAC technician. He was also a motorcycle enthusiast and an avid sports fan.
Mason and Emi Gregg (deceased) of Cheyenne, Wyoming were united in marriage August 11, 2000, and divorced in February of 2008.
Mason was preceded in death by his grandparents Myrtis (Terpening) Hockersmith, Joe Hockersmith, Imo Jean (Goble) Hockersmith, Leo Goetz and Rose Mary (Ochs) Goetz.
Survivors include his parents Don and Eileen (Goetz) Hockersmith of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and a brother Ryan Hockersmith of Cheyenne, Wyoming.
A Mass of Christian Burial was on 10:00 a.m., Friday, September 22, 2017, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 202 Cottonwood St, Park, KS 67751. Inurnment was in the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery following mass.
Cremation. No visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery or Masses. Donations to the fund may be sent to Schmitt Funeral Home, 901 South St., Quinter, KS 67752.