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Bobby Matthews

January 7, 2021


Timmonsville, SC – William B “Bobby” Matthews, 80, passed away on Jan. 7, 2021.

Graveside services will be Monday, Jan. 11, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Florence Memorial Gardens.  The family will speak to those attending after the service at the cemetery. Social distancing will be observed, you are asked to wear a mask.  Family and friends are welcome to Drop-In between 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. on Sunday at the Funeral Home.

Mr. Matthews was born in Florence County, the son of the late Jessie Leo and Annie Lee Lundy Matthews.  He was a member of Peniel Baptist Church.  Bobby was retired as a Warehouse Manager doing business in welding supplies and involved with sales of  the supplies.  Bobby served as a Deacon in the Church, he enjoyed the Men’s fellowship suppers and other activities of the Church.  He loved to camp-out and fish. He never met a stranger and loved to talk with people.  To those grandchildren that called him “Pawpaw” he especially loved them.

Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Jeannette Alsbrooks Matthews; son, Bryan Matthews; brothers,  Larry (Linda) Matthews, Kenneth “Bucky” Matthews; grandchildren, Madyson Boggs, Allen Matthews and a number of nieces and nephews; mother of his  grandchildren, Melissa Hunt and her husband, Ken.  He preceded in death by brother, Donnie Matthews and sisters, Betty Windham and Annie Jo Pace and a grandchild, Malachi Matthews.

Memorials may be made to the SC Autism Society, 806 12th Street, West Columbia, SC 29169.

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Layton-Anderson Funeral Home, 4210 W. Palmetto Street, Florence, SC.

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Graveside Service
January 11, 2021

2:00 PM
Florence Memorial Gardens
3320 South Cashua Drive
Florence, SC 29501

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