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Heyward O. "Matt" Matthews

August 7, 1937 November 2, 2019
Heyward O. "Matt" Matthews
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Heyward O. “Matt” Matthews, 82, passed away Saturday, November 2, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, November 6, at Milton Shealy Funeral Home Chapel with interment in Cleves Matthews Cemetery with military honors and masonic rites with Rev. Virgil Parsons and Rev. Rick Scott officiating.

Active pallbearers will be Randy Anderson, Charles Baird, Gene Feaster, Joe Feaster, Johnny Feaster, Jason Feaster, Braxton Matthews and Reggie Padgett. Honorary pallbearers will be the Beulah Baptist Church Senior Adult Sunday School Class, Barbara Anderson, Marion Buster Adams, Marvin Adams, Barba Blymyes, Victoria Cash, Ken and Nancy Cannon, Sheila Early, JoAnn Feaster, John Gibson, Mosphy Lake, Greg Long, Wendall Lorick, Ann Rauton, Nelson and Kay Padgett and Steven and Kayla Scott.

Mr. Matthews was born in Batesburg, SC, son of the late Heyward B and Louise Lorick Matthews. He was a member of Beulah Baptist Church and was a former deacon at the church. He was a United States Army Veteran. Mr. Matthews worked as a service rep for Amick Farms. He was a member of the Batesburg-Leesville Masonic Lodge #138, honorary member of the Saluda Masonic Lodge #103, American Legion Post #61, and a trust board member at MCEC.

Mr. Matthews was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Robert Chevis “Ted” Matthews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cleves Matthews Cemetery Trust Fund c/o Susan Vance, 560 Double Bridges Road, Batesburg, SC 29006 or Beulah Baptist Church, 879 Beulah Road, Leesville, SC 29070.

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2:00 PM 11/6/2019 2:00:00 PM
Milton Shealy Funeral Home

115 North Pine Street
Batesburg-Leesville, SC 29006

Rev. Virgil Parsons and Rev. Rick Scott officiating Graveside will include military honors and masonic rites.

Milton Shealy Funeral Home
115 North Pine Street Batesburg-Leesville 29006 SC
United States

Cemetery Details


Cleves Matthews Cemetery Final Resting Place

1645 Cleve Cemetery Road
Batesburg, SC 29006

1645 Cleve Cemetery Road Batesburg 29006 SC
United States

Memorial Contribution

Beulah Baptist Church

879 Beulah Road
Leesville, SC 29070

Cleves Matthews Cemetery c/o Susan Vance

560 Double Bridges Road
Batesburg, SC 29006

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