Melvin Harry Matthews, Jr., age 71, of Moravian Falls, passed away, June 24, 2020, at his home.

Mr. Matthews was born December 29, 1948, in Camden, New Jersey, to Melvin Harry Matthew, Sr. and Lidia Monarca Cini Matthews. He was preceded in death by his parents. He enjoyed wordsearch puzzles, loved to play golf and work on his 1966 Volkswagen Bug.

A visitation will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., Saturday, June 27, 2020 at Miller Funeral Service. Military honors will be performed by, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1142, following the visitation.

Mr. Matthews is survived by his wife, Patricia Brooks Matthews of Moravian Falls, one daughter; Melissa Barnhart, and spouse, Douglas, of Kentucky, one son; Mason Matthews, and spouse, Bethany, of Kentucky, one brother; Joseph Cini, of New Jersey, grandchildren; Logan Barnhart, Mallory Barnhart, Macy Kate Matthews, and Will Matthews, all of Kentucky.

The family requests no flowers or food, please. Donations may be made to, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, In Memory of Melvin Matthews, Jr., 501 St. Judes Place, Memphis TN 38105-9956 or visit,

Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.

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