He served in the US Marine Corps in the early 70’s. Working with wood was his joy and he was proud to have completed the fine woodworking program at Rio Grande. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing and was at home in the woods.
Besides his mother, he is survived by his wife, Karen; one daughter, Jennie Matteson of the home; four siblings, Lynn McLaughlin, Susan Lee Matteson, Ginger (Jim) Carrano and Jack O. Matteson all of Parkersburg, WV; he is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
n lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Beechwood Presbyterian Church for Murguruw Church, P.C.E.A. C/O Patrick Nderitu, 703 30th Street, Parkersburg, WV 26101.
A memorial service will be announced at a later date.
Arrangements are by Hughes-Moquin Funeral Home, where a message of sympathy can be sent to the family at www.hughesmoquinfuneralhome.com.