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Saturday June 30th, 2018
11:00am - 1:00pm

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Oak Ridge Baptist Church
Saturday June 30th, 2018

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Interment at: Mathis Cemetery

Mathis Cemetery
Saturday June 30th, 2018

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Lyman Coy Mathis

Lyman “Buck” Mathis, age 90, of Little Canada, passed away on Monday, June 25th, 2018.  He was the son of the late Boone and Emily Mathis. 

Buck was a member of Oak Ridge Baptist Church in Little Canada. He worked as a logger, on a Christmas tree farm as well as in a nursery until his retirement. Buck dearly loved his family.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers; Farus, Darus, Eldon, Roy and Verlon Mathis and two sisters; Oma Galloway and Pansy Owen. He was the last surviving child of Boone and Emily Mathis. He was also preceded in death by a few nieces and nephews.

Buck is survived by a special nephew; Jimmy (Carlene) Galloway, a special great nephew; David (Kaileigh) Galloway, a special great niece; Dana (Brandon) Palmer and three special great great nephews; Branson, Raylon and Brenlin. He is also survived by two brothers in law; Jim Galloway and Carmel Owen, several nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 30th, 2018 at 1:00 pm at Oak Ridge Baptist Church in Little Canada with Rev. Herman Mathis officiating. The family will speak to friends from 11:00 until 1:00 prior to the service. Burial will follow in the Mathis Cemetery.

Appalachian Funeral Services is serving the family.

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May you find comfort in the memories you shared together and comfort in the words Jesus promised that there will be a resurrection of all who have fallen asleep in death . John 5:28-29

SMouton Jun 28 2018 12:00 AM

Dawn M. Peace Jun 27 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Lyman Mathis

Dawn M. Peace Jun 27 2018 12:00 AM

I will miss hearing Mr. Lyman holler 'Hey' every day. He was loved by all!!!

Dawn M. Peace Jun 27 2018 12:00 AM

Will miss Mr.Lyman. He always referred to me as "headquarters". Mistie

Mistie Cooley Jun 27 2018 12:00 AM

Lyman was a prince. He worked for us at Argura Nurseries for about 10 years. He did everything he was asked to do and never complained that it was too cold or too hot. He and his nephew Talmadge enjoyed working together. He was a valuable employee and a good neighbor. God bless Lyman.

June Smith Jun 27 2018 12:00 AM

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