Charles Arthur Mattox
February 10, 2006
Funeral for Charles Arthur Mattox, 86, of Falkville was Sunday, Feb. 12, at 1:30 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Willie Delashaw officiating.
Burial was in Hartselle Memory Gardens.
Mr. Mattox died Friday, Feb. 10, 2006, at Decatur General Hospital. He was born June 1, 1919, in Lauderdale County to James Carl Mattox Sr. and Lillian Mae Bigler Mattox. He was retired from Wolverine Tube and was also a farmer. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the South Pacific. He enjoyed restoring and collecting tractors and mostly reminiscing with family and friends. He was preceded in death by his sister, Helen Elizabeth Hall.
He is survived by his wife, Thelma Cooper Mattox of Falkville; a son, Russell Martin Mattox of Decatur; a daughter, Sarah Ann Roberts of Hartselle; four stepsons, Don Jones of Falkville; Richard Jones of Canton, Ohio, Joseph Lingle of Harvest and Timothy Lingle of Pelham; two brothers, James Carl Mattox Jr. of Pensacola, Fla. and Robert L. Mattox of Fultondale; five grandchildren; and 11 stepgrandchildren.
Pallbearers were Billy Ray Smith, Felix Harden Jr., Charles Turrentine, Enoch Jones, James Jones and Spencer Jones.