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Richard Paul Mathews


Richard Paul "Corky" Mathews 79, of Port Angeles, WA died April 8, 2014. Born September 12, 1934 in Everett, WA.

He graduated from Marysville Senior High School in 1954.

He spent four years in the Navy, worked on tugs in Alaska, then married Lynn Cole of Arlington, WA on August 17, 1968 and settled in Marysville, WA to raise a family.

He retired from Weyerhaeuser and moved around following the death of his loving wife, Lynn in 1997.

He leaves behind: daughter, Lori Pierce of Lake Stevens, WA (Daren); son, Mark of Houston, TX (Leti); grandchildren, Lauren (Travis), William, Kylie (Chad), Michael, and Marisa; great granddaughter, Ellynore; brother, Edward and sister, Carol.

He is preceded in death by, parents, Laurence V. and Stella (Fish); wife, Lynn; brothers, Levi, Bobby, and Wally.

A memorial service and reception was held on April 14 in Arlington.


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