Rick L. “Coon” Matheny 62 of Crooksville formerly of Murray City passed away on August 21, 2019 at the Marietta Memorial Hospital, in Marietta Ohio.
Rick was born on June 29, 1957 in Nelsonville Ohio, a son of the late Rev. Delbert and Essie ( McFann) Matheny . Rick was a truck driver and equipment operator who worked for Eastside Nursery for many years. A member of the Murray City F.O.E. 1044, National Rifle Association, and served in the United States Army.
Rick is survived by his grandson Derrick Matheny who he raised as his own, son Dustin (Jaime) Matheny, daughter Kerrie( James Moore) Taylor, grandchildren Savana Matheny, Justice Rodgers and Kelsey Rodgers, Brothers; Ron(Loretta) Matheny, Jim ( Joyce) Matheny, Larry Matheny, Delbert Matheny, Chris Matheny, And Kenny Matheny. Sister; Georgena Allen, special niece Mindy Blackburn , his former wife of 29 years Sherry ( Chappelear) Matheny and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by an infant sister, Peggy Jo Matheny; his brother Randy Matheny, and sister in law Jill Matheny.
A memorial funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm on Sunday September 1, 2019 at the J.E. HUMPHREY FUNERAL HOME 118 West Walnut St. SHAWNEE with David McCandlish officiating. Friends may call from 11:00 am until the time of the funeral service.
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