ROCK HILL – Jimmie C Matthews, 83, of Rock Hill, passed away on Monday, June 11, 2018 at Autumn Leaves in Fort Mill.
Memorial service for Mr. Matthews will be Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 4:00 pm at First ARP Church, 201 East White Street, Rock Hill. Visitation will follow the service in the church parlor.
Mr. Matthews was born January 30, 1935 in York County to the late Johnny James Matthews and the late Claudia Greenwood Matthews. He was a 1952 graduate of Rock Hill High School and he served his country proudly in the US Army. He was married to the late Peggy Hollifield Matthews for 58 years. Mr. Matthews worked as a printer for the Rock Hill Printing and Finishing Company for 30 years and the Rock Hill School District for ten years before retiring.
Mr. Matthews is survived by his daughter, Lisa Matthews (Rion) Rutledge of Rock Hill; daughter-in-law Marti Matthews of Rock Hill; four grandchildren, Addie M. (Hampton) Andrews, Jay Matthews, Emma R.(Curtis) Smith, and Allison Rutledge; one great-grandson, Trey Smith; a brother, Darrell (Jennie) Matthews of Rock Hill; two sisters Nancy Matthews (Jerry) Gillespie and Mary Matthews (Daniel) Jacumin of Rock Hill. In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Matthews was preceded in death by his son, Jimmie Matthews, Jr.; two brothers, JE Matthews and Bobby Matthews; four sisters, Doris Matthews Gattuso, Betty Matthews McClain, Patricia Matthews Littlefield and Brenda Matthews Canty.
Memorials may be made in Mr. Matthews’ name to First ARP Church, 201 East White Street, Rock Hill, SC 29730 or a charity of your choice.