James Daniel Mathews Sr., 62, died April 18, 2012. He was born June 19, 1949, served in the Air Force and was a Vietnam veteran. He was a member of the VFW and Amercian Legion in Middleburg and Loyal Order of the Moose in Macclenny.
Survivors include children Kathy (Donny) Swafford, James Jr. (Missy), Amanda and Allen; sisters Peggy (Tim) Driggers, Dianne Walker, Kathy (Mike) Everetts and Martha Mathews; brothers Charles (Wannell), Buddy and Andy (Gisella); eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; aunts Ethel Patterson and Margie Joyner; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
The funeral service was held Saturday, April 21, 2012 at 11 am in the chapel of Hardage-Giddens Town & Country Funeral Home. Burial followed at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens.