John Matthews

Obituary of John D. Matthews

John D. “JD” Matthews, 79, of Knox, IN passed away at 6:28 PM Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at Wintersong Village in Knox.  He was born on January 15, 1942 in East Prairie, MO to the late Charlie B. and Helen [Fleming] Matthews.  JD worked his entire life in the steel mill industry.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and spending time with his grandchildren. 

 

He is survived by:

Reathey [Flippo] Matthews, Knox, IN Wife

John Matthews, Beardstown, IN Son

Charles (Al) Stamper, Winamac, IN Son

Connie Clemans, Winamac, IN Daughter-in-law

Kimberly Matthews, Winamac, IN Granddaughter

Tyson Matthews, Medaryville, IN Grandson

Natasha Matthews, Winamac, IN Granddaughter

Katie Matthews, Wheatfield, IN Granddaughter

Shiann Clemans, Winamac, IN Granddaughter

Samantha Matthews, Winamac, IN Granddaughter

Elijah Matthews, Winamac, IN Grandson

Shawn Matthews, LaPorte, IN Grandson

Charlie Matthews, Winamac, IN Grandson

Daniel Matthews, Winamac, IN Grandson

14 Great Grandchildren: Isaac, Brycen, Bryleigh, Khloe, Lilian, Tylor, Natalie, JoJo, Rowan, Gracie, Hunter, Adalynn, Aiden, and Jayden

Robert (Linda) Alfont, Brother

Margaret (Johnny) Dilts, Sister

Linda Weakley, Sister

Numerous Nieces and Nephews

 

Preceded in death by:

Charlie B. and Helen [Fleming] Matthews, Parents

James Matthews, Son

Terry Matthews, Son

Bentley Wayne Button, Infant Great Grandson

Leyton Leroy Matthews, Great Grandson

Isabella Sue Ann Day, Infant Great Granddaughter

Billy Matthews, Brother

Wanda Carpenter, Sister

Shirley Wilson, Sister

 

Graveside Services will be held at 3 PM EDT Friday, July 30, 2021 at The Alexander Heinemann Memorial Cemetery in Ora, IN.

 

Burial will take place at The Alexander Heinemann Memorial Cemetery in Ora, IN.

 

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Memorial Swinging Bridge Project.


Online Tributes may be offered at www.frainmortuary.com.


Cremation Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.

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Friday
30
July

Graveside Services

3:00 pm
Friday, July 30, 2021
The Alexander Heinemann Memorial Cemetery
N/A
Ora, Indiana, United States

Burial

The Alexander Heinemann Memorial Cemetery
N/A
Ora, Indiana, United States
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