John H. Matthews, age 72 of Plymouth, IN passed away on November 10, 2021 at 2:30 p.m. in his home.

John was born to Howard F. and Martharose (McClain) Matthews on July 25, 1949 in Plymouth, IN. He graduated from Plymouth High School in 1967. He married Sharon Warner on March 27, 1970. He worked for Del Monte Food since 1971 as a maintenance supervisor until his retirement in 2017. He enjoyed motorcycles, golf, bowling, traveling, and older country music, but his favorite past time was spending time with his family and grandchildren. John served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Plymouth American Legion Post 27, Moose Lodge 741, and the Eagle‚Äôs Lodge. 

John is survived by his wife, Sharon; his son, John Edward (Kandi) Matthews of Plymouth, IN; his sister, Joann Matthews; his grandchildren: Kyle Alexander Matthews; Cassandra (Nate) Hendricks; great-grandchildren: Maddison Matthews; and Aubree Hendricks.

John is preceded in death by his parents; and his sister, Virginia Thomas.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home (300 W. Madison St., Plymouth, IN 46563) from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. in Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home (300 W. Madison St., Plymouth, IN 46563).

Burial will follow at Burr Oak Cemetery (Culver, IN).

Thank you to all our friends and community for your support during this difficult time.

Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home is privileged to be entrusted in assisting the family with arrangements.