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Melvin Carl Matthew, 65

Melvin Carl Matthew, age 65, of Rover, Arkansas passed away on April 7, 2018.  He was born in Clinton, Oklahoma on July 10, 1952 to the late Melvin and Ethel Matthew.

Melvin was the owner of Matthew Roofing, attended First Baptist Church in Rover, Arkansas.  He was a loving and devoted spouse, father, grandfather and brother who loved spending time with his family, hunting, fishing and playing pool.

He is preceded in death by a son Timothy Carl Matthew and a brother Temmie Matthew.

He is survived by his children Annie Matthew (Trisha), Carlene Lusk (Steve), Stormy Matthew and step-son David Loudermilk (Janie); grandchildren Kylie, Krysta, Edward, Jaccob, Brendan, Lorinda, Rikki, Ryan and Tyler; eight great-grandchildren; siblings Janice O’Brien (John), Patricia Cassady (Mel) and Mary Brinkman.

Cremation arrangements are entrusted with A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076.  501-982-3400


  • Jesse Matthew Posted April 10, 2018 8:18 PM

    I don’t know what to say except you were to young to pass I am not making excuses for us not to keep in touch more often so I hope your family will forgive me and know that they will always be loved

    • Annie M Matthew Posted October 2, 2018 9:00 AM

      Ty Jesse he loved you all even though years passed without visits family is family.

  • Barbara Ahrens Posted April 10, 2018 9:11 PM

    Melvin Carl will be dearly missed!!! Always enjoyed visiting with him!! Maybe him and Big John are talking about fishing!! Prayers for the family!!

    • Annie M Matthew Posted October 2, 2018 9:01 AM

      Ty Barbra

  • Mitzy(Cheek)Davoult. Posted April 11, 2018 12:37 PM

    Melvin was so binary when we lived in Hollister but all of us were doing something we should not have been doing.He was always a good friend.RIP my friend and love and prayers to the family. I know he will be missed

  • Eva Posted April 11, 2018 5:47 PM

    My condolences to the family, may you find peace and comfort during this time. Prayers lifted.

    • Annie M Matthew Posted October 2, 2018 9:03 AM


  • Ladonna Posted April 16, 2018 9:46 AM

    Prayers of comfort and healing during this time of grief.

  • Annie M Matthew Posted October 2, 2018 9:02 AM

    Ty Mitzy much love.

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