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Don Matheson, age 41, of Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, July 27, 2014. He was born on August 29, 1972 to Ralph and Mae Holloway Matheson. He was preceded in death by his brother, Little Roy Matheson; grandparents: Dock and Irene Matheson and Roy and Ola ‘Toad’ Holloway and a special cousin, Jenny Thomas.
Don was a graduate of Johnson County High School. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed anything outdoors. Don especially enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson.
He was a member of Bethany Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, Ralph and Mae Matheson, Don is survived by many special aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews and his beloved dog, Hammer.
A funeral service was conducted at 7:00 p.m. Friday, August 1, 2014 at the Mountain City Funeral Home with Pastor Gale Hartley officiating. The family received friends from 5-7:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
Honorary Pallbearers were Paul DeCoste, Robert Matheson, Allan Kyte, Harold Phillippi, Roby Phillippi, Danny Buchanan, Dick Johnson amd Mike Skewes.
No graveside service will be held as it was Don’s wishes to be cremated following the funeral service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Don’s memory to the Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301. If you would like the DAV to send an acknowledgement to the family, please note their address when you send the donation.
At other times, the family will receive friends at the home of Don’s parents, Ralph and Mae Matheson, 119 Cross Mountain Road, Mountain City, TN.
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The family of Don Matheson has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.