Mathis, Lester George, Jr. (Ringgold)

Thursday, January 17, 2019
Lester Mathis
Lester Mathis

Lester George Mathis, Jr., 78, of Ringgold, Georgia, departed this life on Monday, January 14, 2019, at the Erlanger Medical Center.

He was born on May 6, 1940, in Dalton, a son of the late Lester G.  Mathis Sr. and Marie Barnes Mathis. 

He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Bobby and Jackie Mathis of Ringgold; daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and John Howard of Cartersville, Ga.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Curtis and Ann Mathis of Calhoun, Ga., Richard and Betty Mathis of Dalton, James Mathis of Rocky Face, Ga.; sister and brother-in-law, Elmarie and Edward Celatka of Dalton, Ga.; grandchildren, Brittany and Jeremy McNutt, Zachary Bishop, Thomas Bishop, Trevor Howard, Brent Parrish, Ryan Parrish; two great- grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

At his request, he will be cremated and the family will have a memorial service at a later date.

Arrangements are by locally-owned and operated Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton, Ga., 706 226-4002. 


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