James  Matthews

Obituary of James Matthews

James Sonny Matthews, 69, of Kingsport passed away on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at his home following a courageous battle with cancer.


He is preceded in death by his dad, James Otto Matthews.


James is survived by his wife of 49 years, Gail; his daughter, Alison Matthews; his grandson, Garrett Lakatos; mother, Helen Matthews; sister, Sheila Harris and husband Ricky; brother-in-law, Greg Lockamy (who was like a brother) and wife Kela; sister-in-law, Diane Melvin and husband John; and sister-in-law, Cindy Farrell and husband David.

The family will receive friends on Friday, June 15, 2018 from 5pm to 7pm at Carter Trent Funeral Home, Downtown Kingsport.

The family would like to say thank you to Dr Shipstone and his staff for taking care of James. 


in lieu of flowers please make a donation to the American Cancer Society


Carter Trent Funeral Home, Downtown Kingsport is serving the Matthews Family.