Dale E. Matthews, Sr.

July 21, 1921 - October 25, 2011

07/21/1921 - 10/25/2011

Past Services

Visitation
Saturday October 29, 2011
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Martin-MacLean-Altmeyer-Calcutta
15872 St. Clair Avenue
Calcutta, OH 43920
330-382-0600 | Directions
Service
Saturday October 29, 2011
3:00 pm
Martin-MacLean-Altmeyer-Calcutta
15872 St. Clair Avenue
Calcutta, OH 43920
330-382-0600 | Directions

Obituary for:
Dale E. Matthews, Sr.
Age: 90

Dale E. Matthews, Sr., 90 of Midway Lane, East Liverpool, OH died suddenly at his home on Tuesday, October 25, 2011. He was born in East Liverpool on July 21, 1921 and was a son of the late Howard E. and Mary Deborah Cole Matthews.

Living his entire life in this area, he was a graduate of East Liverpool High School and had worked for more than 20 years at the former Crucible Steel in office support, transport and delivery prior to his retirement in 1972. He was a former member of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Rogers Assembly of God and the Calvary United Methodist Church in East Liverpool. Mr. Matthews served with the US Army during World War II.

His wife, Doris Mae Pickens Matthews, whom he married on October 18, 1951, and prceded him in death on February 19, 1998.

He is survived by two sons: Dale E. Matthews, Jr. and his wife Debra of Columbus, OH and Donald E. Matthews of Milton, WI as well as three grandchildren: Adam Christopher Matthews, Meagan Elizabeth Matthews , and Joshua Daniel Matthews.

He is also preceded in death by three brothers: Clyde, Robert and Jerry Matthews and one sister: Ethel Gloecker.

Services will be held at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 3:00 PM with Pastor Larry Rose of the Northside Community Church officiating.

Burial will be held in Spring Grove Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home in Calcutta on Saturday, one hour prior to the service.

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Janette Ryan
7 years ago

I was so sorry to hear of the loss you have experienced, but I’m thankful that your father knows the Lord and that it is only a temporary parting. It is a blessing to know you’ll see him again in Glory and get to chat all over again! Blessings, Janette Ryan

Alice and Gene Hydrick
7 years ago

Our prauers and thoughts are with you. Alice and Gene

Rob and Janice Tartell
7 years ago

Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Rob, Janice and children

betsy crable miller
7 years ago

Sorry that I am not able to see you but wanted you to know how sorry I was to read of the passing of your Dad..he and your mother were part of my memories of Midway Lane..I happened to see your dad awhile back and we had a nice conversation..he still looked as I remembered and was surprised that he recognized me…my deepest synpathies to your families…Betsy Crable Miller