Charles Matthews, 73

Charles Matthews, age 73, of Marion, died Thursday, June 6 at his home.

He worked as a truck driver for Ashland Marathon, was a member of Dycusburg Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Katherine Wells Matthews; his parents, Laymond and Maxine Holder Matthews; two sisters, Cynthia Smith, Sheila Matthews; one brother, David Matthews.

Survivors are: three daughters, Kemberly Marshall, of Marion, Elizabeth Matthews, of Marion, Jennifer Stokes, of Calvert City; one son, Scott Matthews of Marion, KY; two sisters, Frances Holloman of Princeton, Patricia Szarka of Connecticut; three brothers, Jerry Matthews of Caldwell County, Howard Matthews of Livingston County, Timothy Matthews of Crittenden County; ten grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; several nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held at Morgan's Funeral Home on Saturday, June 8 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Funeral services were held at Morgan's Funeral Home on Sunday, June 9 at 12 p.m. with Bro. Hank Casey officiating.

Burial followed in Dycusburg Cemetery.

Charitable contributions may be made in Charles' memory to American Cancer Society, 3140 Parisa Dr., Paducah, KY 42003.

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