Funeral service for Robert Jackson (Pops) Matson, 54, will be Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Radney-Smith Chapel with Rev. Keith Dennis and Rev. Matt Hilyer officiating. Burial will be in Talladega Springs Cemetery in Talladega Springs, AL. Mr. Matson died Saturday, October 19, 2013 at Coosa Valley Medical Center. Mr. Matson was a member of the Lay Lake Volunteer Fire Department. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Sheila Matson of Childersburg; daughters, Necie Harry of Sylacauga, Deanna Price of Sylacauga, Amy Bassett of Chelsea and Robbie "Fred" Matson of Childersburg; brother, Donnie Matson of Sylacauga; sisters, Connie Thornburg of Childersburg, Debbie Kelley of Sylacauga and Donna Kaye Wain of Childersburg; grandchildren, Alexander, Bethany, Hannah, Emily, Tanner, Jade, Jackson, Lola and Robert. Pallbearers will be Howdy Thornburg, Jody Wain, Bobby Kelley, Shane McKee, Chris Knight, Brandon Matson, Chuck Barnett, Brad Martin, Mickey Harris and Bozo Hay. Honorary Pallbearers will be the members of the Lay Lake Volunteer Fire Department. Memorial messages may be sent to the family at www.radneysmith.com.
Radney-Smith Funeral Home in Sylacauga, AL will direct the services.