50 Year Award Presentations

Bro. George Stroupe

Brother George Stroupe was raised a Master Mason in the Mt. Nebo Lodge in December, 1960 and has been residing in Florida for several years  He was presented with his 50 year pin by WM George Alwin on January 17, 2011.  


Bro. Tom White

Brother Tom White was presented his 50 year pin on July 21, 2008. He is retired from the National Park Service, and currently works at Shepherd University's Tyler-Moore Civil War Center. He and his wife Pat reside near Shepherdstown.  

WM Ed Calhoun, Bro. Tom White, and Deputy Grand Master Sterling Wilt 



Bro. Joe Davis


On Sept 15, 2008, Mt Nebo held a 50 year dinner to honor its most recent Master Mason at the time, Brother Joe Davis.  Being self reliant and walking several miles a day, Joe has been a resident of Shepherdstown since 2000.  It has been quoted that Brother Joe is 'pretty darn sharp at 87'.

(left to Right) 

S/W Edward Burwell, J/D Shawn Shulz, J/W George Alwin, Bro. Joe Davis, W/M Edward Calhoun, S/D Stu Younkin, Tyler Brian Greenfield, Secretary Tim Carroll



Bro, James Moon

Brother James Moon, Past Potentate OSIRIS Shrine and 50 year member of Mt. Nebo Lodge #91 who resides in Fairmont, WV was presented with his 50 year pin in the George Washington Memorial, Alexandria, VA Lodge room by Most Worshipful Grand Master of WV Gregg Riley on June  19, 2010 at a stated communications of Lodge #9, Fairmont WV.  Brother Jay Ford was Worshipful Master.  

A personal message from Brother Moon:  Please thank Mt Nebo number 91 for 50 years of wonderful Masonic Service., and I hope to visit  Mt Nebo in the near future..I am doing well and go to my office most every day..I attend Lodge # 57 and Lodge #9 in Fairmont, WV on a regular basis..WITH KIND AND WARM REGARDS TO ALL MY BROTHERS IN SHEPHERDSTOWN AND JEFFFERSON COUNTY.


Bro. Clarence Wright



(Pictured are: Deputy Grand Master Sterling Wilt, Recipient Clarence Wright & Worshipful Master Edward Calhoun) - November 12th, 2007  

Past Master (P.M.) Clarence Wright was presented his 50 year Membership Veteran's Pin at a recent Stated Communication.  

P.M. Wright was raised to a Master Mason in November, 1957 and was Worshipful Master in 1961.



Brother Morgan 'Bud' Shipley

Pictured are Bro. George Alwin and Morgan 'Bud' Shipley, who was awarded his 50 year pin in February 2012.  Bud is a member of Silver Spring, MD Lodge #215 and lives in Shepherdstown, WV.


Brother Ed Burwell, Past Master   

Mt. Nebo Lodge Number 91


Brother Ed Burwell, Past Master, Mt. Nebo Number 91, awarded his 50 year pin in May 2015.  

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