Visitation Set For Dr. Gilbert Mason

Visitation has been set for a local civil rights pioneer. Dr. Gilbert Mason passed away Friday night at the age of 77 after a lengthy illness.

Visitation will be Friday, July 14th from 3-9 p.m. at Greater St. John AME Church on Division Street in Biloxi. Funeral arrangements have not yet been finalized.

We'll have an in depth look at the life and legacy of Dr. Mason, tonight on WLOX News at 10.