Albert “Butch” L. Matthews, 76, of Taylorville, died at 11:40 p.m. on Monday, June 8, 2020 at his residence.
Butch was born on June 13, 1943 in Bulpitt, the son of Cecil R. and Eileen E. Booker Matthews. He married Sharon J. Matthews on November 23, 1961. She preceded him in death on July 28, 2014.
Butch was a welder and pipefitter for ADM. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, racing, woodworking, electronics and playing with his grandson.
He was also preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Harold and Darold Matthews; and his half-brother, Cecil Wayne Mathews.
He is survived by his daughter, Julie (husband, Bart J.) Emerson of Taylorville; one grandson, Gabriel Slade Emerson of Taylorville; one brother, William F. (wife, Sharon L.) Matthews of Taylorville; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Cremation will be provided by Lincoln Land Cremation Society. The family will host a Celebration of Life at a later date.
Please visit lincolnlandcs.com to offer your condolences.