James Edward Mathias

In Memory
08/21/1957 to 12/13/2010



What we keep in memory 
is ours unchanged forever.
Gone but not forgotten.

Gone, but not forgotten!

Edward Matthias, 53, a loving and devoted father, passed away Monday, December 13, 2010.

Graveside inurnment services with military honors will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, December 30, 2010 at Springfield National Cemetery, 1702 E. Seminole St. Springfield, MO. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m., Sunday, January 9, 2011 at Immanuel Baptist Church, 112 W. 23rd St., Independence, MO.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Diabetes Association.

James was born August 21, 1957 in Kansas City, MO the son of Davey L. and Mary Dolores (Frazier) Matthias. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran having served as a AMHAN. James enjoyed riding motorcycles with his friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother.

James is survived by his daughter, Leanne Dunham; son, Michael Matthias; daughter, Heather Matthias; granddaughter, Nola Lorine Dunham; father, Davey Matthias; brother, John Matthias and his wife Lynn; sister, Lisa Matthias and numerous nieces and nephews.