Carl Matthews Jr.
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MATTHEWS, JR. Carl Matthews, Jr., 62, of Circleville, rested in God's hand Saturday, December 17, 2011 at Riverside Methodist Hospital. He was born September 26, 1949 in Coward, SC, to Carl and Sarah Matthews, Sr. He graduated from Carver High School in 1967. Carl served in the United States Air Force from 1969 to 1989 attaining the rank of E5 Staff Sergeant. Carl moved from Coward, South Carolina in 1994 to Ohio, where General Electric Lighting employed him in 1995. He retired in October of 2010 due to illness. He was a member of Faith Ministries in Circleville with the position of head Deacon and President of the Brotherhood. Carl will especially be remembered for his kind and generous heart, his disciplinary demeanor and his love for family and friends. Carl was preceded in death by his father Carl Matthews, Sr., mother Sarah Matthews and aunt Louise Stuckey. He is survived by his wife, Conchita; daughter, Ashley; step-son, Chandler Williamson (Alice) of GA; three brothers, Stanley (Marie) of SC, Huston (Angela) of MD and Terry (Shirlydean) of SC; aunts, Mary Jane (Levern) Hall, Frances Wearing and Earlean Coletrain, all of SC, Easter Harris and Vera Mae Williams of Washington D.C. and Marie Harris of NY; nieces and nephews, Stancy (Lucretia), Sabrina (Brantley) McClam, Maria, Tarzmisha Hugee, Cathy (Craig) Deshuras, Jaleesa, Heather, Amber and Lashonda; brothers-in-law, Forrest (Chicquita) Lowe and Scott (Rose) Lowe; sisters-in-law, Pastor Paula L. Tiller, Deborah Wright, Dee Anna (James) Lynch, Christa Lowe, Tonya Lowe, Lorisa Lowe, Laura Shroyer; and a host of great nieces and nephews and friends. Viewing will be Monday, December 26, 2011 at the WELLMAN FUNERAL HOME, Circleville, from 5-8 p.m. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 27, 2011 at the Second Baptist Church, 130 W. Mill St., Circleville, with Pastor Paula L. Tiller officiating. Interment will be at Forest Cemetery.

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December 27, 2011
You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Mary Hall-Jordan
December 26, 2011
May the God of hope keep you during this time.Please call if you every need to talk.
Linda Hall
December 24, 2011
Family, you are in our thoughts and prayers during this time. God bless you and strenghthen you.
Shantell Frierson
December 24, 2011
Thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of sorrow. R.I. P., classmate.
Roberta Adams
December 23, 2011
Our thoughts and prayers go out to you during this time of loss. He is resting in God's hands.
Bob/Karen Bensonhaver
December 23, 2011
God Bless you as you go thru the burial of your spouse. Remember we love you and Be Blessed.
Angelina Witherspoon
December 23, 2011
Sorry for your loss but he is at peace now! If you need anything Im here..
Connie Johnson
December 23, 2011
My deepest love and condolences to the Matthews family in this time of transition. May God's grace sustain you, and his love comfort you in this time of loss.
Samantha Morris
December 23, 2011
Grief can be so hard during the holidays, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one this holiday season.
Melinda Depugh
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