William E. "Bill" Matthews, 80, of Charlotte, died Friday, December 9, 2016, in Wilson.
Funeral, Friday, December 16, 1:00 PM, Wilson Memorial Service, followed by a time of visiting and sharing. Burial, Evergreen Memorial Park.
He was a retired truck driver, served in the National Guard, was active in the Baptist Church and served as a jail ministry coordinator in Charlotte.
Bill is survived by his wife, Helen Allen Matthews; daughter, Susan Ragan (Donnie) of Charlotte; son, Randy Matthews of Rising Sun, MD; daughters, Jean Sinor (David) of Wilson, Cindy Stewart (David) of Jamestown, SC; 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Elton Jasper and Hattie Lamm Matthews, and a son, Donald Matthews.
Memorials are suggested to Derita Baptist Church, 2835 W. Sugar Creek Rd, Charlotte, NC 28262-7306 or Alzheimer's NC, 1305 Navaho Dr, Ste 101, Raleigh, NC 27609-7448.
The family will be at the home of the daughter, Jean, in Wilson.