Stephen Lee Matkins April 19, 2012
Stephen Lee Matkins, 56, of 2120 Belmont Dr. Reidsville, N.C. passed away Thursday April 19, 2012 at the Hospice Home of Rockingham County with his family by his side.
Memorial services will be conducted 4:00 P.M. Tuesday April 24, 2012 in Citty Funeral Home Chapel.
A native of Reidsville, NC, he was a son of the late William Elmore and Shirley Krites Matkins and had lived his entire life in Reidsville. He worked for his family’s business Matkins Plumbing Company for 38 years until 2011 when his health began to decline. He became a Licensed NC Plumbing Contractor and partnered with his father in the plumbing co. for a number of years. Steve was a Licensed Residential Fire Sprinkler Installation Contractor, a member of First United Methodist Church and the Rockingham County Gun Club.
Surviving: his wife: Doris Hill Matkins, son: Will Tyler Matkins of the home, sister: Janet Matkins Holt and husband Tim of Reidsville, NC, nephew: Jason Richardson of Reidsville, NC many other nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and his faithful companion Grayson.
The family will see friends following the service at Citty Funeral Home and at other times will be at the home of Doris Matkins 2310 Richardson Dr. Reidsville, N.C.
Memorials may be made to: Hospice of Rockingham County P.O. Box 251 Wentworth, N.C. 27375 or to the Rockingham County Humane Society 205 Boone Rd. Eden, N.C. 27288.
Online condolences may be sent to: www.cittyfh.com