John Gregory “Buck”Matthews, age 80 died Thursday, March 5, 2015 at Maria Parham Hospital. A native of Granville County, he was the son of the late Herbert Matthews and Lessie Williamson Matthews. Buck was a member of Bullock Baptist Church. He attended Stovall High School and worked in the timber business and was a cattle farmer.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 pm Monday, March 9, 2015 at Stovall United Methodist Church by Reverend John Yount. Burial will follow at Royster Cemetery in Bullock. The family will receive friends from 12:30 – 2:00 pm prior to the service at the church.
Surviving are his sisters, Eula Blanks, Mary Weary, Dorothy Little all of Bullock; and a brother Ralph Matthews also of Bullock. Buck was preceded in death by brothers, Herbert Matthews, James Matthews, and Robert Matthews.
The Matthews family is under the care of Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home in Oxford. For online condolences go to www.hallwynne.com and select obituaries.