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February 19, 1939 ~ August 21, 2022 (age 83) 83 Years Old
Mr. John David “Butch” Matthews, Jr., 83, husband of Penny Hawkins Matthews and a resident of Cashville, VA, formerly of Virginia Beach, VA, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, August 21, 2022.
Born February 19, 1939 in Norfolk, VA, he was the son of John D. Matthews, Sr. and Myrtle Brinn Matthews. Butch was the previous owner and operator of Virginia Beach Printing and Stationery Company, which he and his wife ran for many years. He was a member of Broadway Baptist Church in Cashville, and throughout his life was active in several groups, clubs and professional associations.
In addition to his wife, survivors include his two sons, David E. “Butch” Matthews and his wife, Debbie, of Virginia Beach, and Damon D. Matthews and his wife, Cynthia, of Cashville; three grandchildren, Amber Matthews, Kristin Riddick and her husband, Coley, and Emily Matthews; five great-grandchildren, William Matthews, Nathan Waue, Natalie Waue, Charlotte Riddick, and Ella Riddick; and five nieces and nephews, and their families. In addition to his parents, Butch was predeceased by a grandson, David Waue.
A service to celebrate Butch’s life will be held at Broadway Baptist Church on Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.
The family asks friends who desire, to remember Butch by a memorial donation in his name to either Broadway Baptist Church, 15341 Broadway Road, Onancock, VA 23417 or The Gideons International, P.O. Box 97251 Washington, DC 20090-7251 (www.gideons.org/donate).
Memory tributes may be shared with the family at www.williamsfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements by the Williams-Onancock Funeral Home.