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