Randolph “Randy” Scott Matthews

August 5, 1941 - September 14, 2010

08/05/1941 - 09/14/2010

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Service
Friday September 17, 2010
1:00 am - 2:00 pm
Forest Lawn Mortuary Chapel
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
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Service
Friday September 17, 2010
2:00 pm
Forest Lawn Memorial Park

RANDOLPH SCOTT ìRANDYî MATTHEWS, 69, of Hendersonville, went home to be with the Lord very peacefully, on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010, at the Elizabeth House. He was a native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, and a son of the late William F. and Catherine Williams Matthews. He was also preceded in birth and death by a brother, Wayne Forest Matthews.

He was a 1959 graduate of Flat Rock High School. He served in the United States Navy aboard the U.S.S. Charles Adams and served in Cuba during the Bay of Pigs Invasion. He was a self-employed landscaper, but retired from Hubble Industries. He was an avid Scroller, and member of Crab Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors include his loving and devoted wife of 44 years, Martha Jackson Matthews; a daughter, Katherine M. Cantrell and husband Timothy G. Cantrell of Hendersonville; a son, William Scott Matthews and wife Greta Martin Matthews of Etowah; a granddaughter Kayla Gardella and husband James and their daughter, Hailey; and grandsons, Colton Cantrell, Noah Matthews and Ezekiel Matthews.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, Sept 17, 2010, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, with the Revs. Guy Smith and Brad Knox officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 in the chapel of Forest Lawn Mortuary. Military honors will be provided by the Hubert M. Smith American Legion Post 77, Hedrick-Rhodes VFW Post 5206 and the DAV Chapter 14. The family would like to thank his caregivers, Barbara Harrah, Stan Pacana, Mary Wall Tucker, and all the staff at the Elizabeth House. Memorials may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Rd., Flat Rock, NC 28731.

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Eugene and Elaine Stansell
7 years ago

Our prayers are with you. I joined the Navy with Randy. So sorry for your loss. Eugene Stansell Charleston, SCL8

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7 years ago

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Leslie and Sharon McCarson
7 years ago

Martha, Cathy and Scott, very sorry for your loss, we will keep you in our prayers

Janice Plemmons
7 years ago

I worked with Randy at Hubbell. I am so sorry to hear of his passing. My sympathy to the family.He was a fine man and a good friend. Sincerely, Janice Plemmoms

Ellen E. Reed
7 years ago

THEIR ARE MANY MEMORIES OF CHILDHOOD,CHURCH AND SCHOOL AS WELL AS TIME SPENT IN CHARLESTON,SC WHERE RANDY WAS A PART OF THEM.

TO HIS FAMILY I WANT THEM TO KNOW THEY HAVE BEEN IN MY PRAYERS SINCE LEARNING OF RANDY’S HOME GOING!

MAY YOUR MEMORIES HELP YOU IN THE DAYS THAT FOLLOW.

MARTHA I HAVE BEEN THERE ,BUT WITH GOD’S HELP AND FRIENDS YOU WILL MAKE IT.

ALWAYS

ELLEN

William Hjelm, Carol Romstadt
7 years ago

Martha, We are so sad to hear of Randy’s passing. You are in our prayers. We sure appreciated you being there for us when Reggie died. Please call if there is anything we can do.

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7 years ago

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Robert and Sarah Bradley
7 years ago

Dear Martha and Family, We are praying for all of you. Sorry to hear of Randy’s passing but rest in the knowledge that you will see him again someday.

tom, fran , lacey brissey
7 years ago

kathy we are thinking of you and tim and the family at this time i just wish i could be there to give you a hug but i no god has his arms around you through anything god bless we love you guys

Carroll & Wilma Wilkie
7 years ago

You are in our prayers. We think of you often. He just crossed over a little sooner than you did, he will be waiting on you at the gate for you. We Love You, you are in our prayers, God Bless You. If you need us, please call