John C. Matlock, 59, of Mooresville, Indiana, passed away unexpectedly at his residence on March 5, 2017. The son of William H. Matlock Sr. and Georgia Rose (Walters) Matlock, John was born Feb. 17, 1958, in Terre Haute; his parents preceded him in death.
John began working as a teenager at Automotive Armsture in Mooresville and was a truck driver for many years. He retired from Cargo Transporters in 1999. He proudly served his country in the United States Army, stationed in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, and was honorably discharged in 1978.
Survivors include his daughter, Audrey (Brian) Kirk of Lexington, N.C.; his brother, William H. (Julia) Matlock Jr. of Stilesville; three sisters, Patricia (Steve) Elkins of Indian Rocks Beech, Fla., Linda (Thomas) Clem of Mooresville and Marlene (Don) Stagge of Clayton; three grandchildren, Briar, Ayana and Ava Kirk; several nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and nephews; and his best canine companion, Little Copper.
There will be no services held for John at this time. Following cremation, he will be laid to rest at Bethesda Cemetery in Terre Haute. Final care and arrangements for cremation were entrusted to the Carlisle-Branson Funeral Service and Crematory in Mooresville. You may share online condolences and leave a personal message for the Matlock family at:
Published on March 7, 2017