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Carl Weaver Matthews

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HENDERSONVILLE - Carl Weaver Matthews, 80, of Hendersonville, NC died Saturday, December 27 at his home after a long period of declining health. Carl was the youngest of nine children born to Ephraim and Lura Matthews.
He was born in Hendersonville and grew up in the mill village of Berkeley Mills. Carl graduated from Mills River High School and Clemson University and is a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He had a long career as an Industrial Manager, and retired from Kimberly Clark Corporation in 1991.
Carl was a life-time member of the VFW. He loved the Lord, his family, the Filipino missionary families he helped support, and the American West. He will be sorely missed by his family and friends.
Carl is survived by his faithful wife, Paula, his children, Jeff Matthews, Karla and Billy Anders, and Steve Matthews; five grandchildren, Christian Anchia, Matthew and Stephanie Cannon, Sarah and Bart Joy, Tiffany Anders and MaKenna Matthews; five great-grandchildren, a sister, Scottie Stinemire of East Flat Rock, NC; and by a brother-in-law, Vance Pittillo.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at Zion Hill Baptist Church, 5890 Highway 25 South, Zirconia, NC with the Reverend Blair Stewart officiating. Burial will follow the service in Shepherd Memorial Park. The family will receive friends and family beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the church.
The family wishes to express their deep gratitude to Dr. James Caserio and staff, the Dana Fire Department, and to the Henderson County EMS for the quality of caring service they provided for Carl.
In lieu of flowers the family is establishing a trust fund for Carl's grand-daughter, MaKenna Matthews. Memorial donations may be directed to Zion Hill Baptist Church, PO Box 16, Zirconia, NC 28790.

Published in The Times-News from Dec. 29 to Dec. 30, 2014
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