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 Richard George “Jr. Red Cap” Matthews, Jr

Richard George “Jr. Red Cap” Matthews, Jr

Birth
Palatka, Putnam County, Florida, USA
Death 27 Jan 2005 (aged 69)
Palatka, Putnam County, Florida, USA
Burial Palatka, Putnam County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 100040315 · View Source
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Richard George "Jr. Red Cap" Matthews Jr., 69, of Palatka died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2005, at Roberts Care Center, Palatka.
He was a native and lifelong resident of Palatka and attended Central Academy High School. He was a member of New Life Deliverance Ministry, Welaka. He was a former City of Palatka Water and Sewer Department employee. He served in the U.S. Air Force, where he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal and received an honorable discharge.
His father, Richard G. Matthews Sr., and sister, Jimmie Lee Vickers Williams, preceded him in death.
Survivors are his mother, Essie M. Murray, San Mateo; stepfather, Johnny Murray, San Mateo; daughters, Carolyn Jones, Lisa Matthews, both of Palatka, Doris M. Sampson, Orlando; sons, Lloyd Smith, Bunnell, Richard Matthews III, Palatka, adopted daughters, Dora Mae McNeil and Rosa Mae McNeil, both of Palatka; sisters, Ann (Eugene) Garvin, Palatka, Mandy (Malcolm) Smith, Palatka, Pastor Edna (Charles) McCoy, Welaka; brother, Rev. James (Shirley) Vickers, Palatka; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Feb. 5, at New New Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Palatka, Rev. James Vickers, pastor-eulogist and Pastor Edna McCoy presiding. Interment will follow in Oak Hill West Cemetery.
Karl N. Flagg Serenity Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements. (Palatka Daily News Obituary dtd 4 Feb 2005.)


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  • Created by: Mack Wills
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100040315
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard George “Jr. Red Cap” Matthews, Jr (6 Mar 1935–27 Jan 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100040315, citing Oak Hill West Cemetery, Palatka, Putnam County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Mack Wills (contributor 46912082) .