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Francis Gerald "Red" Mattingly

December 29, 1936 June 8, 2018
Francis Gerald "Red" Mattingly
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Obituary for Francis Gerald "Red" Mattingly

Francis Gerald “Red” Mattingly, 81, of Dale, Indiana was born into eternal life on Friday, June 8, 2018 with his family by his side after a long battle with cancer.
Red was born on December 29, 1936 in Evansville, Indiana the son of the late Richard and Ruth (Alvey) Mattingly.
He was a Marine Corps Veteran, a member of the Washington Indiana VFW Post 3321 and retired from Alcoa after 34 years.
Red is survived by his children, Leigh Duncan and her husband Dennis, Jennifer Mattingly, Lisa Gibson and her husband DeWayne, Tammy Howe, Jeff Mattingly (Becky Clifton), Jim Mattingly, Rick Mattingly and his wife Vivian; grandchildren, Ashleigh Duncan, Kylie Duncan, Madeline Hines, Lauren Hines, Journey Mattingly, Charlie Gibson, Josh Gibson, Lauren Schlimmer, Jason Hinsey, Stevi Dennis, Aaron Howe, and Christa Mattingly; sister Linda Rich; many nieces and nephews; and best friend & beloved dog, Minute.
He is preceded in death by his wife Thelson Mattingly; two great grandchildren; and sister, Patsy Ray.
Services are private and a celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Special thanks to Julia Pettijohn of AseraCare Hospice staff, Dr. Charles Vincent and Dr. Jon Hall.
Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to American Bladder Cancer Society or Boonville VFW in Red’s name.
Koehler Funeral Home of Boonville, Indiana is entrusted with care.

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Event Information

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Memorial Contribution

VFW Post 3418 Boonville

123 VFW Boulevard
Boonville, IN 47601

American Bladder Cancer Society

Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to American Bladder Cancer Society in Gerald’s name.

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