Stanley D. Matthews
MARION — Stanley Douglas Matthews, 65, of Marion died early Sunday morning, May 25, 2008, at Edgewood Manor in Westerville following an extended illness.
He was born Sept. 26, 1942, in Columbus to the late Wesley T. and Arie Etta (Legg) Matthews. A graduate of Big Walnut High School in 1960, he served in the U.S. Army. He also graduated from Marion Technical College and Franklin University with degrees in business and engineering.
He is survived by his son, Stuart D. of Hitchins, Ky.; sister, Darlene (Tom) Hamilton of Gahanna; brother, Wesley Norman (Janet) Matthews of Westerville; five nieces and nephews; and six grandnieces and grandnephews.
He was also preceded in death by brother, Billy Lee; and sister, Geneva June.
Friends may call Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 3 at Ohio 61, Sunbury, where services will follow at 8 p.m. with the Rev. Wayne Booth officiating. Graveside services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Smith Hill Cemetery near Piketon.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.