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Whiteford "Bill" Mattox

June 15, 1927 ~ May 27, 2018 (age 90)

Mr. Whiteford "Bill" Mattox, age 91, of Monroe, NC passed away Sunday, May 27, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his family.

Funeral services for Mr. Mattox will be held 12:00 PM Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at Midway Methodist Church, 3625 Stack Road, Monroe, NC 28112, officiated by Minister Don Meadows.

The family will receive friends prior to the service, beginning at 11:00 AM at Midway Methodist Church.

Bill was born June 15, 1927 in Union County, North Carolina, the son of the late James Alexander Mattox and Roxie Mangum. Bill spent many years in the automotive industry as a tire recapper, as well as farming his land in Union County. Bill is fondly remembered as a loving father and a unique man that "had a way" of getting things done.

Mr. Mattox is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Marcia Rorie Mattox, a son, Ronald "Ronnie" Lewis Mattox of Monroe, NC, a daughter, Sylvia Burns and husband Larry of Hickory, NC, a son Brian Reid Mattox of Monroe NC, a sister, Ruth Small of Charlotte, NC. Survivors also include his granddaughter, Mary Warren and husband Derrick of Lincolnton, NC, and his great granddaughter Sophia Warren of Lincolnton, NC.

In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by brothers Zeb Mattox, Tom Mattox, Walter Mattox, Ray Mattox, Dennis Ruben Mattox, Edd Mattox, Lee Roy "Rowdy" Mattox, and sisters Thelma Pigg and Ollie Lee.

Although flowers are appreciated, the family requests that memorials be made in Bill's honor to Midway Methodist Church, 3625 Stack Road, Monroe, NC, 28112.

Davis Funeral Service of Monroe is honored to be serving the Mattox family. An online guest register book is available to view and sign at

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