James R. MATLOCK(1923 - 2013)


Mr. James R. Matlock, 89 of Ocala, FL, died January 15, 2013 in Ocala. He was born August 29, 1923. He was a native of Dayton, Ohio and graduated from Fairview High School and later attended The Ohio State University and The American Academy of Art, Chicago. He proudly served in the United States Navy in WWll. He was the owner of Matlock Electric Company until the company was sold in 1963. His talent for drawing caricatures of friends and family was treasured by all. He dearly loved his wife, Sue, for 59 years until her death in 2007. They lived in Cincinnati, OH for 25 years before moving to Ocala in 1979 where they became active members of Golden Hills Country Club. He is survived by two sons, Thomas P. Matlock (Betsy) of Naples, FL and Jack J. Matlock (Joan) of Ocala, 5 Grandchildren and 5 Great Grandchldren who loved him dearly. Graveside Service will be held at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, OH February 1, 2013, 3:30pm

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Published in The Cincinnati Enquirer on Jan. 22, 2013