Robert Fredrick Matlock

July 7, 1964February 12, 2018

He was born in 1964, native of San Diego. He was a son, brother, and a friend to all. He graduated at Clairemont High School in 1982. He was a laborer, construction worker and had many talents in between. Grandpa Matlock taught him about fishing on Fiesta Island around the age of 2 and yes the poles were made of Bamboo. He later had a sister in 1968, and boy he thought that was great. Graduated Plumbing school 1990, stayed clean and sober for the rest of the way, 28 years thank to A.A. -He was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis December 2010. Fought a good fight until the end. What can I say about my brother? He is Yunick, there is no other. Survived by his sister Melanie Matlock Cole and brother-in-law Lee Cole of San Diego. Condolences can also be given to Melanie number (619)479-8595.


7 April

Celebration of Life

3:00 pm

United Church of Christ Paradise Hills

5810 Alleghany St,
San Diego, CA 92139


Robert Fredrick Matlock

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melanie matlock- cole

February 22, 2018

what to say, where should i start, to let you know whats in my heart..ROBERT F MATLOCK,, im glad i know him.. from me to you i write this poem.. i love you and miss you my big brother..your little missy mel.

Jay Bloomquist

February 22, 2018

Robert was a kind soul with a big heart. A great friend and a great fisherman who I will always remember fondly. He had a great sense of humor. He was always ready to draw first in a bird-flipping duel. He spoke Spanish really well and knew "Jaws" word for word. Ha! Miss you, Buddy!

Bryan Evans

February 21, 2018

A man who fought the good fight, an angel friend of mine..I will miss you...