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Harry Mason "Pete" Matthews, III

March 24, 1947 August 1, 2019
Harry Mason "Pete" Matthews, III
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Harry Mason “Pete” Matthews, III, 72, husband of Judy (Little) Matthews of 1808 Whetstone Drive, Waynesboro, moved on to the 19th hole on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at his residence.

Mr. Matthews was born in Alexandria, Virginia on March 24, 1947, the son of the late Harry Mason, Sr. and Fanny (Kirby) Matthews.

Harry was a member of the Round Hill Community Worship Center in Round Hill, Virginia, he was a Veteran of the United States Air Force and a member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart. Pete retired from the Federal Aviation Administration where he was employed as supervisor in Air Traffic Control, he was an avid golfer and a loyal fan of the Washington Redskins.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Matthews was preceded in death by a sister, Connie Matthews.

Mr. Matthews is the last surviving member of his immediate family.

Surviving in addition to his wife of thirteen years, are two step-daughters, Shiloe Barnett and her husband Ryan of Charlottesville and Summer Earnest and her husband Rodney of Staunton; a granddaughter, Madison Earnest; a great-granddaughter, Lily Bowman; and his fur babies, “Riley” and “Tootsie.”

A Celebration of life will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 7, 2019 in the Coffman Funeral Home Chapel by Father Jim Bimbi.

It is suggested those desiring make memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, 2050 Langhorne Road, Suite 201, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501 or the Staunton-Augusta Regional SPCA, Post Office Box 2014, Staunton, Virginia 24402.

Coffman Funeral Home and Crematory, 230 Frontier Drive, Staunton, is in charge of his arrangements.

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Celebration of Life




11:00 AM 8/7/2019 11:00:00 AM
Coffman Funeral Home Chapel

230 Frontier Drive
Staunton, VA 24401

Coffman Funeral Home Chapel
230 Frontier Drive Staunton 24401 VA
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society

2050 Langhorne Road
Suite 201
Lynchburg, VA 24501

Staunton-Augusta Regional SPCA

P.O. Box 2014
Staunton, VA 24402

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