Christopher Matthews, of Bognor and formerly of Guelph, passed away suddenly at his home, with his loving wife of 58 years by his side, on Tuesday, May 30th, 2017. He was in his 80th year. Dearly loved husband of Margaret Matthews (nee Evans). Dear father of Michael Matthews, of Belwood, Robyn Matthews, of Owen Sound, Eric Matthews and his partner, Leslie, of Mississauga and Shawn Matthews and his wife, Stephanie. Beloved grandfather of 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his parents, Robert and Christina Matthews; his brother, Roy (Barb) Matthews; his daughter-in-law, Kim Matthews. Chris was an employee of Owens Corning - Fiberglass for 45 years.
Friends may call at the BRIAN E. WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 250 - 14th Street West, Owen Sound, Ontario, N4K 3X8 (519) 376-7492, on Sunday from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. A Funeral Service for Christopher Matthews will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, June 5th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Michael Henkel officiating. Royal Canadian Legion Branch #6, Owen Sound will hold a Legion Service at the Funeral Home on Sunday evening at 6:45 p.m. If so desired, the family would appreciate donations to Sunrise Therapeutic Riding and Learning Centre or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation as an expression of sympathy. Messages of condolences may be sent to the family on-line at www.woodfuneralhome.ca