Frederick A. Mathews
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Frederick A. Mathews
  • April 4, 1932 - July 24, 2017
  • Atlanta, Georgia

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Fred Mathews, 85, died on July 24, 2017 in his home after a long fight with Parkinson’s disease. He was a retired Colonel with the United States Marine Corps from which he proudly served and received many honors. Fred is survived by his wife, Patricia and his two children; son, Tim Mathews (Elaine) and daughter, Terri Breach (Bill). He is also survived by grandchildren, Lauren (Ian), Will and Devin as well as one great grandchild, Hadley. A memorial service will be held in his honor at Sunday, September 3, 2017, 2:00 p.m. at H M Patterson Oglethorpe Chapel, 4550 Peachtree Rd NE, Brookhaven, GA 30319. The family will receive guests one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to the Marine Corps Toys for Tots program.