Asheboro- Kenneth Earl Matthews, 74, passed away at his home, Thursday, November 15, 2018. Born, July 24, 1944, he is the son of the late, Mr. James Garland Matthews and Mrs. Annie Pollard Matthews.
Kenneth graduated from Coats High School in Coats, NC. He served in the Army from 1965 until 1971 and later retired from Wake County Schools where he worked in maintenance. He enjoyed fishing and gardening and was a member of the Cape Look Out Mobil Sports Fisherman.
Kenneth is survived by his wife, Tammy Lynn Bulla, whom he married January 15, 2005. He is also survived by his daughters, Nicole Matthews Thorne and Amanda Needham Roberts (Shane); granddaughter, Karli Ashlyn Pernell; grandsons, Kaleb Luke Thorne and Luke Aaron Phillips; and his brother, James Laverne Matthews (Jackie). He was preceded in death by his parents.