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Watch: Memorial service for professional bull rider Mason Lowe

Posted at 8:42 AM, Jan 23, 2019

BOONVILLE, Mo. – Mason Lowe, the professional bull rider who died in a tragic accident at the National Western Stock Show last week, will be remembered at a memorial service in Missouri Wednesday.

The service begins at 10 a.m. Mountain time and will be held at the Open Bible Praise Center in Boonville, Mo.

Lowe died last Tuesday after a bull stepped on his chest. Lowe was wearing a protective vest, but he died of his injuries after the competition at a Denver hospital. He was 25 years old.

“Mason was the love of my life and my best friend,” said Mason’s wife Abbey Lowe in a statement posted on PBR’s website. “He loved the sport of bull riding and the family of the PBR.  He was loved by his family and friends. Mason had a kind soul and a heart of gold and was always willing to help someone in need.  I appreciate all of the prayers and kind words spoken of Mason.  He is dearly missed.”

Lowe was the 18th ranked bull rider in the world and he was with the PBR for eight years before his death.

After his death, the Professional Bull Riders and the National Western Stock Show set up a fund for Lowe’s family. If you would like to donate, you can click here.

The Professional Bull Riders event in St. Louis next month will be named the “Mason Lowe Memorial.”