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Tuesday, 23 October 2012 07:36

John A. Matthews, 68, Alvaton, died Monday, October 22, 2012, at his residence.  A native of Barren County, he was a son of the late B. F. and Bess Beam Matthews.  He was a retired journeyman electrician with Logan Aluminum.

Survivors include his wife Gail Walton Matthews; three sons: John A. “Jack” Matthews II and wife Liz of Ft. Wayne, IN; Ben Matthews and his fiancée Tahnee White of Fairplay, MD; Will Matthews and wife Kasey of Alvaton; twin 3 yr. old grandchildren John Roger and Karen Matthews; two brothers: Billy Matthews and wife Carolyn of Glasgow, and Tommy Matthews and wife Linda of Hiseville; two sisters: Nancy Richardson of Glasgow and Madonna Young and husband Mike of Etoile; several nieces and nephews, along with several young men that were special friends and affectionately known by him as the “Possum Hill Boys”.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a special young man he considered to be like a son, David Waddell.

Funeral services will be held 3:00 p.m. Thursday at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in the Hiseville Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and after 12 noon Thursday at the funeral home.



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