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Bill Matthews

Pikeville - William Glen "Bill"? Matthews, 75, passed away on Monday, May 16, 2011 at his home surrounded by his family.

Bill was born in Hoopeston, Illinois on August 13, 1935 to the late Glen and Emma Mullins Matthews. He worked for many years as a salesman of heavy equipment.

Arrangements will be announced later for a memorial service that will be held in Hoopeston, IL.

Bill is survived by his wife, Shirley Long Matthews; his sons, Matt Matthews of Alamogordo, NM and Michael Matthews of Star Valley, AR; his sisters, Linda Moore of Monticello, IL and Susan Rhodes of Champagne, IL; his brother, Randall Matthews of Farmer City, IL; and his grandchildren, Zack Matthews and Moriah Matthews. He is also survived by his step-daughters, Kim Grantham of Goldsboro, Debra Dee of Marysville, OH, Diana Kissner of Magnolia and Julie Gatrell of Pikeville; his step-son, Mike Nolan of Colorado Springs, CO; and five great-grandchildren and eight step great-grandchildren and he was especially close to his step grandson, Jeremy Gatrell.