OBITUARY

John Dale "Boo" Matthews

July 13, 1958November 14, 2018

John Dale “Boo” Matthews, 60, passed away November 14, 2018 in Lafayette, LA.

He was born in Sulphur and lived in Welsh most of his life. He loved duck hunting, guiding and was a professional retriever trainer and a carpenter by trade. He loved spending time with his family and his nieces and nephews.

He is survived by his sisters, Laura Compton of Welsh; Ruth Boudreaux of Scott; his five nieces, four nephews and a host of great nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Alvin Joseph and Laura Martin Matthews, Sr. and his brother, Alvin Joseph "AJ" Matthews, Jr.

Visitation will be Thursday, November 15, 2018 from 5:00pm until 8:00pm, with a Cursillo Rosary at 7:00pm at Hixson Funeral Home of Welsh. Funeral Service will be Friday, November 16, 2018 at 11:00am at the funeral home. Deacon Wayne Chapman will officiate. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com

  • FAMILY

  • He is survived by his sisters, Laura Compton of Welsh; Ruth Boudreaux of Scott; his five nieces, four nephews and a host of great nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Alvin Joseph and Laura Martin Matthews, Sr. and his brother, Alvin Joseph “AJ” Matthews, Jr.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, November 15, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, November 16, 2018
REMEMBERING

John Dale "Boo" Matthews

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Mark Guillot

November 17, 2018

There or to many great and fun memories, Boo was a good friend and a descent human being .. His love for dogs shined by watching him work them .. He was always good for a sarcastic jab and joke ... Rest In Peace my friend , and be sure to let us know what’s going on up there .. lol ... You will be missed and thought of often ..

FROM THE FAMILY