The Lusk Herald
October 12, 1988
Leo C. Matthews
Rev. Alan Bean of the Community Baptist Church of Glenrock officiated at the funeral services for former Manville resident and oil field worker at Lance Creek, Leo C. Matthews on Saturday, October 1, 1988.
Matthews, 68, died September 28, 1988 at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper following a short illness. He was born June 12, 1920 in Portsmouth, VA to Wilbur and Dorothy (Tamlin) Matthews. He was reared and educated in Oceanside, CA.
He served in the Air Force during World War II and following his discharge he was employed in Jensen, UT. On May 2, 1947, he married Jean Miller of Hat Creek. Matthews worked in the oil fields at Lance Creek, Riverton and Thermopolis and has lived in Glenrock for the past four years.
He was a member of the Malta Masonic Lodge No. 17, A.F. and A.M.; Knights Templar of Thermopolis; Kalif Shrine of Sheridan; The Community Baptist Church and the Glenrock VFW. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping.
He is survived by his wife; three sons, Terry of Glenrock, Troy of Byron and Tom of San Diego; one daughter, Sandra Steffan of Billings, MT; one brother, Wilbur Matthews of Stockton, CA; two sisters, Dorothy Meade of Stockton, CA and Grace Ruggerio of Daytona Beach, FL and ten grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one son, Tim; one brother, Harold and one sister, Jean Snow.
Burial was in the Glenrock Cemetery with the Glenrock Masonic Lodge #22 conducting the Masonic graveside services. Memorials to the Shriner's Hospital for crippled children in Salt Lake City, UT would be appreciated by the family.
Orville R. Cooley (August 12, 1908 - January 2, 1976)June Lois Fullmer (June 20, 1928 - December 26, 2001)Cleo E. Green (January 17, 1919 - November 30, 1996)Henry Jerome Leffingwell (August 29, 1907 - March 31, 1970)Tim Matthews (September 22, 1957 - May, 1985)Aubry Raymond Miller (May 30, 1893 - July 22, 1969)Don Melvin Miller (November 23, 1925 - May 31, 1996)George Melvin Miller (November 24, 1897 - June 9, 1984)George Aubry Miller (July 21, 1924 - July 21, 1954)Gerald Dee Miller (March 8, 1952 - May 15, 1952)Jack Miller (June 20, 1928 - August 28, 1998)Lloyd Hugh Miller (January 1, 1922 - September 16, 1982)Maxine Ruth Miller (August 31, 1927 - January 11, 2010)Ollie May Miller (April 3, 1901 - February 27, 1974)Velda Bernice Miller (August 2, 1905 - June 25, 1990)Wyoma Velda Miller (March 16, 1923 - May 13, 1933)OraLee Vondra Smith (July 28, 1929 - August 17, 2015)Dale Dean Terrell (February 18, 1926 - January 18, 1999)Orese Lois Vondra (December 20, 1931 - January 8, 2017)Verne Lee Vondra (December 18, 1926 - February 26, 1992)
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