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Sunday July 3rd, 2022

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Sunday July 3rd, 2022
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George Walter Mathews

George Walter Mathews, age 62, of Marion, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Illinois.

George was born June 28, 1960 in Rosieclaire, Illinois, a son of Allen and Beulah (Winters) Mathews. He married the love of his life, Bonnie Gool on September 05, 1981. She preceded him in death on April 6, 2021. George had worked for Aisin in Marion. He was an avid golfer.

He is survived by three children, Tim (Tonya) Mathews, Robin (Chris) Mattingly, and Toni Mathews; four siblings, Roy (Martha) Mathews, Charlene Tolbert, Laura Mae, and Lisa Lynn Davis; two brother-in-laws, Mike (Kim) Gool, and Doug Gool; and his Grandchildren, Abby, Ellie Brantleigh, Hunter, Brandon, Ali, Landyn, Trayce and Rylan, several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie Mathews; one grandson, Trevor Mattingly; his parents, Allen and Beulah (Winters) Mathews; and five siblings, Edward Mathews, Johnny Mathews, Faye Bullock, Barbara Sue Tolbert, and an infant sister, and two sister-in-laws, Jennifer Gool and Pamela Gool.

Visitation will be Sunday, July 3rd, 2022 from 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM at Blue Funeral Home in Marion. Funeral Service will be held Sunday, July 3, 2022, 2:00 PM at Blue Funeral Home with Pastor Doug Devor officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery in Marion.

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I went to school with George and I haven’t seen him in many years sounds like he had a good life Rest In Peace George🙏

Paula Frailey O’Dell Jul 4 2022 6:18 PM

A candle was lit in memory of George Mathews

Reva Cox Jul 3 2022 2:26 PM

So sorry about George! I went to school with his sister, Barbara, and we graduated together🙏

Toni Nargle Cox Jul 3 2022 7:54 AM

Sorry for you loss. Love and prayers to the family. He will be missed.

Tammy and Dwayne Miskelley Jul 2 2022 7:53 PM

Sorry for your loss, he was a great man.

Bobbie Gwaltney Jul 1 2022 9:12 PM

A candle was lit in memory of George Mathews

Jessy kaye Jul 1 2022 8:06 PM

sorry for yall loss

Howard Jul 1 2022 3:58 PM

I went to school with George and I also live in Marion. I often wondered where George was and what he was doing with his life. He was a cut up in school. So sorry for your loss he was a great person back in the day when I knew him.

Vicki Hicks Miller Jul 1 2022 2:27 PM

A candle was lit in memory of George Mathews

Brad Taylor Jul 1 2022 9:06 AM

A candle was lit in memory of George Mathews

Travis & Becky Mattingly Jul 1 2022 12:11 AM

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