Entered into rest Sunday, January 29, 2006, in Carmichael at the age of 77. He was a native of Dardanelle, Arkansas born Wednesday, August 8, 1928, and a resident of North Highlands for the past 40 years. Beloved husband of 57 years to Mary Lou Mashburn. Devoted father of Donald (Ronee Kay) Mashburn, Dottie (John) Breckenridge, Daniel Mashburn and Debbie (Chuck) Brannam. Dear brother to a twin brother Gilroy Mashburn, Russell (Freda) Mashburn and Donald (Betty) Mashburn. Loving grandfather of Dawn & Mike Riley, John & Sonya Breckenridge, Candy & N'namdi LeBlanc, Mike & Kameron Breckenridge, Kristopher & Shannon Mashburn, Ricky & Janelle Mashburn, Rachel & Ryan Kaufman. Great grandfather of Courtney & Kaitlyn Riley, Anna & Gavin Breckenridge, Chloe & Kade Breckenridge, Kenyon Mashburn, also 2 additional miracles due in the spring. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by sisters, Reba, Naomi, Virginia, Wanda, also a brother Wade. He was a member of Golden Seniors Softball Club of Sacramento, IAFF Local 522, Pioneer Hook & Ladder Assoc., Firefighters Burn Center, 10-7 Club, Nazarene Church, Del Oro Football Chain Gang. The family invites you to attend a visitation 4:00 to 8:00pm Thursday, February 2, 2006, at Sunset Lawn Chapel of the Chimes, 4701 Marysville Blvd. Sacto., CA; 922-5833. Also a funeral service 1:00pm Church of Christ, 1799 Cirby Way, Roseville, CA 95661. Interment will follow at Sunset Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers your contributions may be made in his name to Golden Senior Softball Club; (916) 349-8949, Jerry; 5909 Country Lane #101, Citrus Heights, CA 95621 - OR - Firefighter's Burn Institute, 3823 V Street #4 Sacramento, CA 95817; (916) 739-8525, Patty.