Thursday, March 11, 2010

Buddy Matthews Passes




 It's with great sadness that I learned of the death of one of our best liked classmates, Buddy Matthews.

The Following obituary appeared in the Charlotte Observer:







Benjamin
Marvin Matthews
'Buddy' 

Mr. Matthews, 75, of Matthews, passed away Monday, March 8, 2010. He is survived by his wife, Patricia of thirty years, sons, Ronnie and his wife Andrea, Tony and his wife Debbie, and Michael White, daughters, Terry Barefoot and Karen Belding and her husband, Patrick as well as his grandchildren, Jade, Jennifer, Jake, Jeremy, Seth and Matthew and his buddy, Mugsy. He is also survived by one brother Ken Matthews, and his wife Wanda, and two sisters Frances Hinson and Anne Ray Robinson. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Kathleen Matthews.
Mr. Matthews worked as a salesman at Yandle, Witherspoon Supply Inc. He loved his customers and dedicated over thirty years to his job. He enjoyed golf and woodworking and was a member of Blair Road United Methodist Church and Edwina's 'This and That' Sunday School Class.
The family will receive friends at Blair Road United Methodist Church, Thursday, March 11, 2010 from 1 to 2 p.m. with the service following at 2:15 p.m.
Memorials may be made to Blair Road United Methodist Church in lieu of flowers.
Lowe Funeral Home is serving the family.


The contact information for Buddy's widow is:
Mrs. Pat Matthews
14109 Springwater Dr.
Matthews, NC 28105