|Birth: ||Dec. 26, 1930|
Rhode Island, USA
|Death: ||Jun. 4, 2013|
Chief Master Sergeant James C. Matayabas, USAF (Ret), age 82, stood final roll call June 4th, 2013.
A native of Newport, RI, he and family settled in Swannanoa upon his retirement with 27 years of service in 1974. Among his decorations are the Distinguished Service Cross, Air Medals, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Force Commendation Medals, Korean Service Medal and the Vietnam service Medal.
Surviving family members are his wife, soul mate and best friend of 58 years, Lillian Ann Norman, formerly of Waynesville; daughters, Kim Reed of Greensboro, Tina Turner of Ft. Pierce, FL. Dana Adkins of Austin, TX; sons, James Jr. of Chandler, AZ, Mark of Manila, AR, Glen of Old Fort, Rick of Black Mountain; nineteen grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Committal Service will be Monday, June 10th, 10:00 AM at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery in Black Mountain.
Published in the Asheville Citizen Times on June 7, 2013.
Lillian Ann Norman Matayabas (1935 - 2016)*
Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Vickie Oates Woods
Record added: Jun 12, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 112175097