Charles Ivan Matchette

Charles Ivan Matchette

Grant County, Indiana, USA
Death 24 Dec 2010 (aged 86)
Marion, Grant County, Indiana, USA
Burial Fairmount, Grant County, Indiana, USA
Plot Sec V
Memorial ID 63364581 · View Source
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Charles Ivan Matchette, 86, of Jonesboro, died Friday in Marion General Hospital.

He was the son of the late William Dale Matchette and the late Zetta (Smith) Matchette, born March 28, 1924 in Grant County. He married his wife of 64 years Rosemary Wright on Nov. 10, 1946; she survives.

He was a loving father and grandfather and was a member of the Bethel Friends Church for 57 years. He was a former member of the Twin City Lions Club, was a former board member for the Youth For Christ, and the Federal Land Bank. He was member of the Holding Corporation for the building of Madison-Grant High School. He was a member of the Quaker Haven Board of Directors and had formerly taught Sunday School at Bethel Friends. He was an avid fisherman enjoyed hunting squirrels. Ivan had farmed for some 60 years raising hogs, milking cows and crop farming. He graduated from Sweetser High School Class of 1942.

In addition to his wife he is survived by sons, Randy (wife Carole) Matchette, Marion; Kevin (Molly) Matchette, Jonesboro, David (Marianne) Matchette, Fort Wayne; daughter-in-law, Barbara (Mrs. Mitch) Kirkwood; sisters, Barbara Green, Van Buren, Janet (Mrs. James) Lawson, San Diego, Ca.; 10 grandchildren, Jason Matchette, Gas City, Rev. Kevin James (Katie) Matchette, Kannapolis, N.C., Joshua (Cory) Matchette, Marion, Abigail Matchette, Canada, Sarah Reed, Marion, Chasity Matchette, Port St. Lucie, Fla., Jared Matchette, Muncie, Elizabeth (Landon) Bell, Cincinnati, Ohio, Chloe and Caleb Matchette; and five great-grandchildren, Issac Matchette, Blake Pond, Elijah Reed, Parker Matchette, and Eliana Matchette.

He was preceded in death by son, Michael D. Matchette and a sister, Margaret Haas.

Services are 10 a.m. Wednesday in Bethel Friends Chruch, 1491 W. 600 S. Jonesboro, with Dr. Rodney Dennis and Rev. Kevin James Matchette officiating. Interment will be at Park Cemetery, Fairmount.

Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Armes -Hunt Funeral Home, 415 S. Main St., Fairmount, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday in the church.

Memorials may be made to Bethel Friends Church in care of the funeral home.

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  • Created by: Harold Humphrey
  • Added: 27 Dec 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 63364581
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Ivan Matchette (28 Mar 1924–24 Dec 2010), Find a Grave Memorial no. 63364581, citing Park Cemetery, Fairmount, Grant County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Harold Humphrey (contributor 47288588) .