BOWMAN — Joshua Matthews, 84, of 491 Baxley Road, died July 5, 2021, at the Regional Health-related Centre, adhering to an extended illness.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 10, 2021, at Glover’s Funeral Home Chapel.
The services will be streamed stay on our Fb Webpage, Glover’s Funeral Household of Orangeburg.
Employees and all all those attending ought to dress in a mask and adhere to all COVID-19 policies and polices.
Burial will be in Pineville United Methodist Church Cemetery, Bowman.
Mr. Joshua Matthews, the third of 4 sons, born to the late Rev. John Wesley and the late Victoria Williams Matthews, went property to be with the Lord on Monday, July 5th at the Regional Healthcare Center in Orangeburg.
Born Aug. 1, 1936, Joshua was educated in the faculties of Orangeburg County. A 1954 graduate of Wilkinson Substantial Faculty, Joshua furthered his education and learning at South Carolina State College (now South Carolina Point out University) earning a diploma in Industrial Schooling.
On July 19, 1958, Joshua was married to the former Katherine Annette Crum of Rowesville. On receiving his diploma, Joshua entered the workforce as an Industrial Schooling Trainer at Barnwell High University in Barnwell.
Soon after 1 yr, he determined to do the job for himself and began what turned recognized as Matthews Building Corporation. In organization for more than 50 yrs, Matthews Design Enterprise was known through the county, condition and the low nation for its meticulous and dedicated work hard work to the task at hand and the excellent of solution manufactured. Alongside with his appreciate for construction, Joshua was also an avid farmer.
A lifelong resident of Bowman, Joshua was deeply included with his community. He was a member of the Bowman Department of the NAACP and a board member and chairman of the previous Orangeburg School District #2. He was a lifelong energetic member of Pineville United Methodist Church, in which he served as Board member, Board chair, Lay speaker, a member of the United Methodist Adult men and a member of the Senior choir.
He leaves to cherish his reminiscences, his devoted wife of 63 years, Katherine of Bowman: 5 children, Paquita Lynne (Victor) Wooden of Mableton, Georgia, Jossena Bonita Matthews of Orangeburg, Joshua Samuel (Andrea) Matthews of Bowman, Kay Antoinette Matthews of Nashville, Tennessee, and Tiffany Vashuna Matthews-Carter of Mableton, Ga 6 grandchildren, Alexandria Victoria Matthews of Greer, Dorian Sherard (Antoinette) Wood, M.D., of Dallas, Texas, Darius Gerard Wood, J.D., of Atlanta, Joshua Samuel Matthews II of Orangeburg, Victor Leon Wooden II of Mableton, Ga, and Erin Tiara Carter of Mableton, Ga three wonderful-grandchildren, Raegan E. Wooden, Cairo G. Wood, and Cayden M. Wood two adopted grandchildren, Jocelyn Latrese Ellis and Jarvis Langston Ellis, both equally of Savannah, Georgia just one sister, Bessie Moss of Orangeburg brothers, Roosevelt (Alma) Matthews of Bowman, Booker T. Matthews of Jamaica, New York, and Sen. John W. (Mary) Matthews of Bowman just one brother-in-law, Joseph Jackson of Rowesville a devoted caregiver, Ms. Sandra Mack and adopted son, Barry Smithzer Jr., each of Orangeburg and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family members and close friends.
Mates could get in touch with at the funeral home.
The loved ones will not be obtaining company die to COVID-19.
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Published by The Periods and Democrat from Jul. 6 to Jul. 10, 2021.