Dale E. Matthews, Sr.
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.