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|Eisnaugle-Lewis Funeral Home
28 Harding Avenue
Jackson, Ohio 45640
Don S. Mathews age 88 passed away Monday, April 20, 2009 in Newark, Ohio. He was born October 7, 1920 in Hopedale, Ohio to the late Reuben and Dora Clemmer Mathews. He was employed by the Newark Advocate for 8 years and the Columbus Dispatch for 25 years. He was a member of the Elks, Southern Ohio Arts Council, Ohio News Photographers Association, Inland Daily Press Association and a WWII Army Veteran. He was the first newspaper journalist in Ohio to be granted permission to take pictures during court trails. He also received two honorable mentions by the Look Magazine National Sports Photography contest.
He is survived by his identical twin brother David Mathews of Newark, Ohio, brothers: John Mathews of Tiffin, Ohio and Robert Mathews of Cleveland, Ohio, also surviving are several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers: James Mathews and Franklin Mathews.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, April 25, 2008 at the Eisnaugle-Lewis Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Fairmount Cemetery with military graveside services being conducted by the Disabled American Veterans chapter 45. Friends may call Friday, April 24, 2009 from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences maybe emailed to www.e-k-lewisfuneral.com.
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