MELBER — Edward Wyatt Mathis, 74, of Melber, KY., passed away September 27, 2013, at 8:35 p.m. at Lourdes hospital.
Mr. Mathis, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, was employed by Bell and Howell in Chicago, IL., for over 10 years before moving back to Western Kentucky to farm. He later retired from Celadon Trucking Company.
He is survived by his mother, Clarice Mathis of Paducah; three sisters, Carolyn Obermark of Paducah, Harriett Thuesen and husband Jerry of Atlanta, GA., and LaDonna Bailey and husband Raymond of Mayfield, KY.; one granddaughter, Jennifer Campbell of Murray; and one great-granddaughter, Javen Campbell of Murray.
He was preceded in death by his father, Harry F. Mathis; two sons, Randy Mathis and Ricky Mathis; and two sisters.
A memorial service will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 26th, 2013 at the Melber Civic Center, Melber, KY. He will be missed.
Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Owens Chapel Cemetery, c/o Jimmy Mathis, 2951 State Route 2192, Boaz, KY 42027.
Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.
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