Don Linley Mathews left us to be with our Lord on Jan. 1, 2021.

Don was born to Roland and Vera Mathews on Sept. 26, 1928, in New Castle. He graduated from Mooreland High School.

Survivors: wife, Nancy A. Mathews; sons Phil Mathews, Keith Mathews (Jackie) and Jerry (Pam) Mathews; six grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; two brothers, Royce (Elaine) Mathews and Owen Dale “OD” (Jane) Mathews.

He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend.

Preceded in death: first wife, Avis Pauline Mathews; infant son, Tony Eric Mathews; sister Helen Cleveland; two brothers, Forest “Ace” Mathews and Ernest Mathews.