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Robert L. "Bob" Matthews Sr.

Visitation:
Sunday, June 3, 2012
3:00 PM until 5:00 PM
Chapman Funeral Home
3941 Teays Valley Road
Hurricane, WV 25526

Service:
Monday, June 4, 2012
11:00 AM
Chapman Funeral Home
3941 Teays Valley Road
Hurricane, WV 25526

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Robert L. “Bob” Matthews, Sr., 77, of Hurricane passed away Friday, June 1, 2012 at his residence.

He was retired from Monsanto Chemical, Nitro. He was a U S Army Veteran, Special Forces during the Korean War. He was a graduate of Nitro High School, class of 1954.

Bob was born on February 3, 1935 at Pliny, West Virginia to the late Alvin Guy and Sylvia E. Bowcott Matthews. He was also preceded in death by his wife Dimples Marie Fore Matthews, grandson J. R. Spencer and brother, Billy Matthews.

He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Cherrie and Greg Spencer of Hurricane; sons and daughter-in-law, Robert L. and Lori Matthews, Jr. and Kevin F. Matthews both of Hurricane; sister, Sharon Skeens of Nitro; brothers, Joe Matthews of Hinesville, GA, Harold Matthews of Nitro and Ronnie Matthews of Winfield. Also surviving are 3 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held at 11:00 am Monday, June 4, 2012 at Chapman Funeral Home, 3941 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane with Rev. Delbert Hawley officiating. Burial will be in Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes with military honors.

Friends may call from 3 to 5 pm Sunday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to; American Cancer Society, 301 RHL Blvd, Charleston, WV 25309.




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