Robert "Bobby" Clinton Matlock, 64, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2012 at Saint Vincent Hospital in Little Rock, AR, following a lengthy illness. He was born November 16, 1948 in Salinas, to the late Charles Matlock and Bonnie Sue Weekes.
Bobby was a resident of Salinas for 62 years. He spent the last two years in the care of his sister, Leisa and family in Jacksonville, AR.
He was a generous and kind-hearted person. He liked to make dart guns and bow & arrows. He enjoyed the outdoors, camping, and fishing.
He worked as a Cement Mason and also worked for the Salinas Valley Wax Paper Company for many years.
Bobby was a member of the First Baptist of Gravel Ridge Church in Jacksonville, AR.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Merle and Lucille Peugh; and his brother, Michael Allen Detwiler.
Bobby leaves to cherish his loving memory, his daughter, Toni Renee Matlock of Salinas: brother, Paul (Linda) Detwiler of Modesto; sister, Leisa (Frank) Lopez of Jacksonville, AR; uncle, James Peugh; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. He will be greatly missed.
Visitation will be Thursday, December 6, 2012 from 1 to 9 p.m., at Healey Mortuary, 405 N. Sanborn Road, Salinas, CA 93905.
Graveside services will be held Friday, December 7, 2012 at 2:30 p.m., at the Garden of Memories, 850 Abbott St., Salinas, CA 93901.
Arrangements entrusted to Healey Mortuary & Crematory, www.healeymortuary.com