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 Eddie Dean Mathis

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Eddie Dean Mathis

  • Birth 13 Jun 1955
  • Death 16 Jul 2001
  • Burial Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 17019337

Eddie Dean Mathis, 45, a lieutenant with the Dallas Volunteer Fire Department, Dallas, NC, died in an accident while responding to a rescue call.

Mathis was responding to a motor vehicle/pedestrian accident July 16 on his privately owned motorcycle and was involved in a separate motor vehicle accident where he sustained fatal injuries. He died at the Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

The 23-year veteran was a native of Cleveland County and a mechanic for Wix/Dana Corp. He was a member of the Carolina Cycle Association and TarHeel Rod-Tiques. He attended First Presbyterian Church, Bessemer City.

He is survived by his wife, Teresa Whitesides Mathis; mother, Tommie Kirkland Bradley; daughter, Jessica Dawn Mathis; stepsons, James Eric and Michael Justin Whitesides; brothers Roy, Leon and Wayne; sisters Wanda, Barbara, Joyce, Amanda, Faye, Jackie, Tammy; stepsister Betty Wright; 15 nieces and nephews; 16 great-nieces and nephews.

Interment was at Gaston Memorial Park with Gaston County


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  • Created by: Elizabeth Olmstead
  • Added: 14 Dec 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17019337
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eddie Dean Mathis (13 Jun 1955–16 Jul 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17019337, citing Gaston Memorial Park, Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Olmstead (contributor 46772820) .