On Friday, December 06, 2019, Herbert Dewitt Matthews passed away at the age of 66 at UNC Memorial Hospital Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, NC.
Herbert was born on June 13, 1953 in Siler City, NC to the late Clarence, Sr and Henrietta Matthews. At a young age, he joined Jordan Grove AME Zion Church. He graduated from Jordan-Matthews High School in 1971. Upon graduation, Herbert joined the United States Army and served for two years. He ended his military career with honorable discharge. After returning from the Army, he went to work for Ramtex, Inc in Ramseur, NC.
Herbert had a passion for auto mechanic work. He had a great love for the Chevrolet Chevelle. There were two 1967 models he owned, one yellow and the other black. Herbert loved cooking and entertaining.
Herbert was preceded in death by his parents Clarence, Sr. and Henrietta Matthews and his brother Clarence Lee, Jr. Matthews.
He is survived by: his sister, Carolyn Matthews and brother Sylvester Matthews (Gladys), both of SIler City, NC; a special Friend, Angela Glover of Siler City, NC and her two daughters, Tanisha and Alexis of Siler City, NC. Herbert shared a special bond with Kylie who he called his granddaughter. He also leaves five aunts, Ruth Whitney (William) of Greensboro, NC and Katie Brady (Joe) of Siler City, NC, Peggie Waddell (Paul) of Ramseur, NC, Mary Brooks (late Billy) of Greensboro, NC, and Bettye Brooks (late AJ) of Siler City, NC; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
To Uncle Hubcap...
Though the grass may wither
and the flowers may fade,
The memories and love will last forever.
You will truly be missed!
With All Our Love
Eric & Stewart
Family being served by Knotts and Son-Siler City, NC
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