David Lee “Gobbles” Matthews, 66, of Columbia died Friday, January 10, 2020 at his residence. Born in Columbia, Ky he was the son of the late Jessie David and Margaret Edith Cook Matthews.
Mr. Matthews was of the Methodist faith. He loved auctions and was a collector of many things. He was a very loving husband, father and grandfather.
Survivors include his wife Vivian Burton Matthews; two sons Clinton David Matthews (Dawn) of Georgetown, Ky and Christopher David Matthews (Samantha Phipps) of Columbia; two grandsons Trevor Scott Matthews (Jacey) and Hunter Cade Matthews and he was greatly anticipating the birth of his first great grandchild; a sister Mary Morrison (Mike) of Columbia; two brothers Bill Matthews (Regina) and Larry Matthews both of Columbia and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Monday, January 13, 2020 at the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home. Burial followed in the Bearwallow Cemetery.
Bro. Ronnie Janes and Bro. Ralph Foster officiated and pallbearers were Trevor Matthews, Hunter Matthews, Billy “Douchy” Matthews, James Morrison, Travis Burton and J. T. Burton.