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William Franklin Matthews

August 13, 1938 ~ October 31, 2019 (age 81)


Hubert- William Franklin Matthews, 81, passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019 at Onslow Memorial Hospital.  He was born August 13, 1938 in Onslow County son of the late, Frank Hollister and Lucille Burns Matthews.

A graveside service will be held Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the Burns Family Cemetery with Rev. Terry Golden officiating.  The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6-8 PM at Jones Funeral Home-Swansboro. 

William retired from Civil service after a long career as a fiberglass mechanic.

He is survived by his son, David Brian Matthews of the home; and a sister, Grace Odum of Swansboro.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Ruth Morton Matthews.

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November 5, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Jones Funeral Home Swansboro
407 Old Hammocks Rd
Swansboro, NC 28584

Graveside Service
November 6, 2019

11:00 AM
Burns Family Cemetery
Peninsula Manor Road
Hubert, NC 28539

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