Robert E. Mathews

GARRETTSVILLE – Robert E. Mathews Jr., 80, died Sunday morning, Oct. 2, 2016, at the Arbors at Streetsboro.

He was born March 28, 1936, in Parkersburg, W.Va., a son of Robert Sr. and Margaret Hoffman Mathews.

He was a minister at various churches, including in Youngstown and Bristolville.

Survivors include his wife, the former Jackie Leach; children, Scott Mathews, Chris Mathews, Shawn Mathews and Beth Girasia; six grandchildren; and a brother, David M. Remaley.

Bob was preceded in death by a brother.

A celebration of life will take place at a later date.

Arrangements are by Best Funeral Home, Middlefield.