Albert Walters Matthews


Albert Walters Matthews, 82, of Payson, died Aug. 7, 2006 in Payson. He was born March 3, 1924 in Waterbury, Conn.

A. W. "Al" Matthews served in the Navy during World War II with the 82nd Seabees. He worked as a tool and die maker at Goodyear Aerospace until his retirement, then moved to Payson.

Mr. Matthews is survived by his wife of 60 years, Lillian; sons, Al Jr. and Mark; three grandchildren, Troy, Monique and Paul; six great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.

Donation may be made to the RTA Hospice, at 511 S. Mud Springs Road, Payson, AZ 85541.

There will be a viewing from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11 at Messinger Funeral Home, 302 W. Aero Drive in Payson, and a service at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 12 at Mountain Meadows Memorial Park on Round Valley Road.

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