Louis James â€œBuzzâ€ Matthews, 92, of Cadiz, formerly of Smithfield, died Thursday, October 16, 2008 at the Countryview Nursing Home in Sunbury, Ohio. He was born February 19, 1916 in Jefferson County, Ohio, a son of the late Maurice Cody and Stella Hardy Matthews.
Buzz was a Mechanic for the Consolidation Coal Company for 36 years. He was a member of the Scott United Methodist Church in Cadiz,Ohio
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mabel Carson Matthews in 2001; a son, Ron; a brother, Benjamin; and three sisters, Lucille Noble, Doris Harkins and Ruth Lecik.
Surviving are a son, Jack Lee Matthews of Westerville; a daughter, Marilyn Jill Magada of Akron; daughter in law, Georgia Matthews of Canton, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; and a sister Doris Matthews of Smithfield.
Friends may call Tuesday(10/21/08) 10:00 a.m. until time of service at noon at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, 172 S. Main St., Cadiz, Ohio. Rev. Richard Hasley will officiate. Burial will follow at Hopewell Cemetery near Smithfield.
Memorial contributions may be made to Scott United Methodist Church, 817 E. Market St., Cadiz, Ohio 43907.
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