James E. Mathis, Sr.

James Mathis

AGE: 74

ADDRESS: Cadiz, KY

DEATH (TIME/DATE/PLACE): He died at 10:14 AM, on Sunday, January 11, 2009 at his residence in Cadiz, KY, after a courageous battle with cancer.

SERVICES: Service will be held at Goodwin Funeral Home of Cadiz, KY on Wednesday, January 14, 2009 at 11:00 AM

MINISTER: The Clergy will be Reverend Bill Fort, Reverend Kevin Roberts

BURIAL: Burial will be at Eddy Creek Cemetery, in Caldwell Co., KY

VISITATION: Visitation will be at Goodwin Funeral Home of Cadiz, KY on Tuesday, January 13, 2009 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

BIRTH PLACE: Trigg Co., KY

BIRTH DATE: July 19, 1934

PARENTS: Father-David W. Mathis (Deceased) Mother-Mildred Lucille (Gray) Mathis (Deceased)

CHURCH MEMBERSHIP: Member of Cadiz Baptist Church, he was also a Deacon

OCCUPATION: Mr. Mathis was elected as Trigg County Judge in 1965, where he served 2 terms. He also served 2 terms as Trigg County Sheriff. He worked for the State Motor Vehicle Commission and retired from The Cabinet of Transportation. He was a member of Cadiz Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon. He had served as chairman of the Trigg Co. Democratic Committee and also was a member of the Cadiz Rotary Club, former member of the Jaycee's and Cadiz/Trigg Co. Chamber of Commerce.

SURVIVORS: Wife of 53 years Sue (Hawkins) Mathis of Cadiz, Ky. Son & Daughter In Law James E. "Jimmy" & Leslie Mathis, Jr. of Cadiz, Ky. Daughter-Candy Harper of Dayton, Ohio Sister & Brother In Law Mary & Ted Largen of Bluefield, W. Va. Aunt-Martha Hooks of Cadiz, Ky. Sister In Law-Louise Thomas of Princeton, Ky. Sister In Law-Doschia Hawkins of Princeton, Ky. Grandchild-Shiloh Render Grandchild-Moriah Mathis Grandchild-James Wesley Mathis Grandchild-Sierrah Mathis Grandchild-Duston Harper great Grandchild-Gage Mathis great Grandchild-Ellie West great Grandchild-Casen Render

PRECEDED IN DEATH: He was preceded in Death by: Father-David W. Mathis Mother-Mildred Lucille (Gray) Mathis Sister-Barbara Kilgore Sister-Doris Bobo

Memorial Contributions can be made to: Cadiz Gideon Camp PO Box 65, Cadiz, KY 42211 or to Pennyroyal Hospice 202 Burley Drive, Hopkinsville, KY 42240.

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