Richard Matlock

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Richard "Rick" Matlock
December 12,1959 - August 18, 2018
"Rick" Richard Matlock passed away August 18, 2018 in Tuolumne County California. Funeral services will be held at Salas Brothers Funeral Chapel, 419 Scenic Drive, Modesto, CA on Saturday September 15 at 10:00 am. A processional will follow to the graveside service at Lakewood Cemetery, 900 Sante fe Avenue in Hughson, CA.
Richard was born December 12, 1959 in Temple, Texas. He graduated from Hughson High School in 1978. He married his high school sweetheart, Gina Thompson, on October 20, 1979. They were married for 38 years and have 5 children and 15 grandchildren together.
Rick loved drag racing his 62 Nova. He was a great ball player. He loved hunting, fishing, boating and camping with his family. Rick had previously worked as a machinist at Dizney & Wise for 20 years. He was a tow operator and Modesto yard manager for E-Towing.
Rick was preceded in death by his daughter, Crystal Elaine Matlock. His father, Grant Matlock. His brother, Butch Matlock, and his nieces, Sarah Saad and Sarena Vilandre.
He leaves behind his wife: Gina Matlock, his daughters: April Matlock, Tamara Petty, and Amber Matlock, and his son, Richard Matlock, all of Ceres. 11 granddaughters, 4 grandsons, mother Ann Matlock, sisters, Anita Saad, Kathy Salmon, Carol Whitson, and brother Mike Matlock.
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Salas Brothers Funeral Chapel Inc
419 Scenic Dr
Modesto, CA 95350
(209) 523-5646
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Published in the Modesto Bee on Sept. 14, 2018