A resident of Elmira, NY passed away on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at the age of 51. Wayne was born May 9, 1965 in Elmira, NY, a son of Ernest E. and Patricia Kinney Mason. Wayne is preceded in death by his father, Ernest Mason. He is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Wendy Knickerbocker Mason; daughter, Domino Mason and fiance Brent Kozak; grandchildren, Emmalynn and Tanner; mother, Patricia Mason; brothers, Matthew (Sue) Mason and Curtis Mason; faithful four legged companion, Jake and extended family members including aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of friends. Wayne graduated from Horseheads in 1983 and attended CCC and Elmira College. He was a proud and strong man that loved his family and working with his hands. Wayne enjoyed tattooing, wood working, and drawing. His family was blessed to have such a great man in their lives. His smile could light up a room and his laughter could fill everything around it. He will be greatly missed. The family will welcome relatives and friends to Sullivan's Funeral Home, 365 E. Franklin St. at Rt. 13, Horseheads, NY on Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 2PM-5PM with a celebration of his life to follow with Rev. Chip Posse. He will be laid to rest at the convenience of the family.