Posted: Mon 4:02 PM, Apr 28, 2014
Sept. 08, 1958 - April 23, 2014
Bennie Wayne Matthews, 55, of Bryan, passed away on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at home. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Services are set for 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 29, at New Zion Missionary Baptist Church, with Rev. Roscoe Mason, officiating. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.
Bennie was born on September 08, 1958 in Alexandria, La. to Bennie and Christine Matthews. He graduated from Bryan High School in 1977 and attended Abilene Christian University. Bennie was a member of Church of Christ. He was avid fan of the Dallas Cowboys, enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially his grandsons and bowling, dominoes, golf and chess.
He was preceded in death by his father, Bennie Matthews Jr.
Survivors include his sons, Bennie Rashad and Kimberly Bell-Matthews of Frisco, Texas and Tyler Matthews of Bryan; mother, Christine Matthews of Bryan; brother, Roland Keith Matthews of Bryan; sisters, Sabrina Matthews Reed and Robert Reed of Bryan, Leah Matthews and Marcus Stevenson of Pearland; grandchildren, Elijah Rashad Matthews, Isaiah Rashad Matthews and a host of nieces and nephews and a special group of friends for more than forty-five years, "The Musketeers". Special thanks go to Compassionate Care Hospice.