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 Roy Vinson Matson

Roy Vinson Matson

Birth
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 1 Aug 1997 (aged 69)
Palm Coast, Flagler County, Florida, USA
Burial Palatka, Putnam County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 100040206 · View Source
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Roy Vinson Matson, 69, died Friday, August 1, 1997, at his home following a long illness.
Coming from Pittsburgh, Pa. in 1957 he had resided in Palatka for 23 years before moving to Palm Coast in 1990. He retired from the Georgia-Pacific Corp., in Palatka, in 1990 after 33 years of service as head of Quality Control Management. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Palatka where he had served as a deacon. He was also a member of the Palatka Lodge No. 34, F&AM and served as secretary for the Odd Fellows.
He was preceded in death by his parents Carl and Nellie Matson.
Surviving are his wife Helen Rozelle Johns Matson of Palm Coast; daughter, Kathy M. Alverado of Gainesville; sons, Daniel F. McLendon of Jacksonville, Ronald E. McLendon of Daytona Beach, SFC Michael J. McLendon, Special Forces, U.S. Army, Ft. Campbell, Ky.; sisters, Esther Stuchell of Houston, Texas, Lillie Kruger of Palatka; brothers, Edward R. Matson of Palatka, Howard L. Matson of Palatka; four grandsons, numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. today at Masters Funeral Home in Palatka with Dr. Robert Mills officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Hill West Cemetery with Masonic graveside rites bestowed by the Palatka Lodge No. 34, full military honors bestowed by the American Legion Post No. 293, Interlachen and the U.S. Army. (Palatka Daily News Obituary dtd 4 Aug 1997.)


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  • Created by: Mack Wills
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100040206
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Roy Vinson Matson (19 Jun 1928–1 Aug 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100040206, citing Oak Hill West Cemetery, Palatka, Putnam County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Mack Wills (contributor 46912082) .