Timothy "Tim" Dewayne Matthews
On Friday, Oct. 1, 2021, at the age of 60, Timothy "Tim" Dewayne Matthews, born Sept. 2, 1961, passed away peacefully at home in Claremont, with his loving wife by his side and went to be with his Lord and Saviour. His battle with medical issues in recent years and more recently COVID-19, showed his courage until the end.
Tim was an avid guitarist that loved listening to gospel, classic rock, and blues while playing his guitar along with it.
He is survived by his loving wife of 17 years, Teresa Cass Matthews. They loved keeping each other's company by sitting on the porch enjoying nature and playing music together.
Tim was known as a very gentle soul, who was a kind and loving person. He also had a love of the medical field and was employed in the field for 32 years.
Tim is also survived by son, Jeremy (Candance) Matthews; daughter, Jessica Matthews; stepdaughter, Nichole (Jeff) Whitehurst; three brothers, Mike (Cindy) Matthews, Bruce (April) Matthews, and Jonathan (Geo) Matthews; sister, Brenda Matthews; seven beloved grandchildren; along with several nieces and nephews. He was also loved dearly by a cousin, Jim (Karyn) Mathews.
Tim was preceded in death by his father, Homer Matthews; mother, Helen Matthews; and sister, Sheila Matthews.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, Oct. 16, at 2 p.m., in the Chapel of Nicholson Funeral Home with Pastor Curtis White officiating. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m., at the funeral home, prior to the service.
Nicholson Funeral Homewww.nicholsonfunerals.com
Published by Statesville Record & Landmark on Oct. 13, 2021.