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In Memory of

Richard Neal Matthews

May 21, 1919 - November 27, 2016

Obituary


Richard Neal Matthews Sr., 97, of Austin, TX, passed away November 27, 2016. He was born in Austin, TX on May 21, 1919.

Neal Matthews graduated from Austin High School and he married Carolyn Julia Matthews. Neal worked in Distribution for Austin American Statesman in Austin, TX. He was a member of American Legion and he had a passion for reading.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Carolyn Matthews, daughter, Cheryl Lee Matthews and his parents John and Pearl Matthews.

He is survived by his son Richard Neal Matthews...

Richard Neal Matthews Sr., 97, of Austin, TX, passed away November 27, 2016. He was born in Austin, TX on May 21, 1919.

Neal Matthews graduated from Austin High School and he married Carolyn Julia Matthews. Neal worked in Distribution for Austin American Statesman in Austin, TX. He was a member of American Legion and he had a passion for reading.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Carolyn Matthews, daughter, Cheryl Lee Matthews and his parents John and Pearl Matthews.

He is survived by his son Richard Neal Matthews Jr. and girlfriend Tammy Donelson, his grandchildren: Jason Christopher Matthews, Romy Connor, and Raquel Conner Newton; his three great-granddaughters: Calli Matthews, Merrit Newton and Morgen Newton and his brothers John Matthews and Dan Matthews.

The family would like to thank Cella Bella's Senior Services for the care they gave Richard.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 from 6:00-8:00pm at Cook-Walden Funeral Home, 6100 North Lamar Blvd, Austin, Texas 78752. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, TX.

If you want to donate in lieu of flowers the family request donations to be made to American Cancer Society.

To leave an online condolence to the family, please visit our website at www.cookwaldenfuneralhome.com.