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Mr. Robert Daniel Matthews

November 16, 1964 ~ August 27, 2020 (age 55)


Robert Daniel Matthews, 55 years old, my love and my life passed away on Thursday, August 27, 2020 in his home surrounded by family after battling various illnesses over the last four years.  He was a loving and wonderful husband, daddy, brother, uncle, and friend.  He was a long time resident of the Lake Gaston community in Macon, NC.  He was a professional carpet layer and a jack of all trades.  He loved his family, fishing, riding motorcycles, going to the beach, and wrestling.  He was preceded in death by his Father, Robert Lee Matthews and his mother, Janice Wood Matthews.  He is survived by his wife, Samantha Painter Matthews, his son, Robert Brandon Matthews, his mother and father in law, Pamela and Larry Painter of Virginia, his siblings, Juanita Matthews of Spring Hope, Ashley Gray of Wilson, and Eric Matthews of Spring Hope.  He had eleven cherished nieces and nephews, Stacy Perry, Nikki Park, Randy Perry, Summer Matthews, Dylan Parker, Olivia Gray, Austin Matthews, Bryson Matthews, Tiffany Bullis, Noel Bullis, Dalton Sorrell, three great nieces, three great nephews, and a lifelong friend and buddy, Robert Lee Huggins of Lake Gaston, NC.  His loved ones will receive family and friends at his sister’s home located in Spring Hope, NC and a celebration of life will be held at 1:00pm on Sunday, August 30, 2020 at the same location.

Final rites and professional arrangements are entrusted to Matthews Family Mortuary.

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