Donald Matheson, 70, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday November 13, 2018 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a short illness.
Donald was born January 14, 1948 to the late Bob and Regina Matheson. A native of Helen, Georgia, he lived most of his life in Dawson County. For many years he traveled the country as a pharmaceutical salesman in the poultry industry. After his retirement and for the past ten years he enjoyed selling boiled peanuts at the Tractor Supply in Dawsonville. When he wasn’t working he enjoyed spending time at his place on the river in Helen. His grandkids were his life and he enjoyed every minute he got to spend with them. An active member of Liberty Baptist Church, he was also preceded in death by a sister, Connie Clark, and a brother, Buck Matheson.
Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Judy Matheson, Dawsonville; sons and daughter in law, Chuck and Angel Matheson, Dawsonville, Cotton Matheson, Dawsonville; grandchildren, Blake Matheson, Cody Matheson, Kate Williamson, Alexis Matheson; sister in law, Joan Matheson, Gainesville; brothers in law and sisters in law, Jerry and Lynn Townley, Dawsonville, Jackie and Lynn Townley, Dawsonville; and a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Funeral services will be held Friday November 16, 2018 at 11 o’clock at Liberty Baptist Church. Rev. Dennis Bottoms, Rev. Ruel Martin, and Rev. Stephen Davis will officiate. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed at www.beardenfuneralhome.com.
Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA.
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