Monday, June 11th, 2007
Willis "Matt" Matthews, 58, 1010 Kimberly Drive, St. Marys, died suddenly June 8, 2007, at his home. Death was due to natural causes.
He was born June 15, 1948, in Springfield, to William and Ruth Payton Matthews, who are deceased.
Survivors are a companion, Carol Weadock, St. Marys; a son, Gene (Tracey), Brookville; a daughter, Jennie (Jason) Getz, Springfield; a brother, Pat (Ellen), Springfield; two sisters, Rita Matthews and Madonna (Keith) Judy, all of Catawba; and nine grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, William and Michael.
He retired from the U.S. Air Force after serving two tours of duty in Vietnam. He also was a truck driver and employed at AAP Corporation, St. Marys. A graduate of Springfield Catholic Central High School, he was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9289, St. Marys.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys. Burial is at Resthaven Memory Gardens near St. Marys.
Calling is 3-5 and 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the American Heart Association.