Fred L. Matthews, 93, passed away Aug. 24, 2017, at his home in Charlotte.
Born in El Segundo, California, he was raised in Ada and was a 1942 graduate of Ada High School. Fred served in the U.S. Army Engineers in England, France, Belgium and Germany during WW II and then earned a degree in mechanical engineering from Oklahoma State University. After graduation, he worked as a sales engineer with American Standard Industrial Division and was transferred to Charlotte in 1961. Later, he worked and retired with Pneumafil Corp. as a systems design engineer.
A member of the United Methodist Church, Mr. Matthews is survived by five children, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Published on August 28, 2017