Tribute: Kenneth L. “Sam” Matheny

Kenneth L. "Sam" Matheny, age 73, passed away August 30,

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LAKE MILTON, Ohio – Kenneth L. “Sam” Matheny, age 73, of Lake Milton passed away on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 following a short illness.

Born December 28, 1942 in Grantown, West Virginia, he was the son of Samuel H. and Ethel P. (Hayes) Matheny.

Sam was a U.S. Army veteran; he was a member of the Eldora Methodist Church, Argus Lodge #545, Valley of Canton Shrine and the American Legion Post # 737 in Lake Milton.

He retired from General Motors in Lordstown, then after retirement, he worked for Columbiana Buick-Cadillac. He also worked for the Mahoning County Board of Elections.

Survivors include his wife Barbara; a son David (Pam) Matheny and a daughter Rene’ (Skip) Spires; 5 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Linda A. Hall.

Services will be held at the Lane Funeral Home, Austintown Chapel, on Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. where friends will be received from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service.

Burial will take place in West Virginia.

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