October 22, 1936 - April 24, 2020
On Friday, April 24, 2020 at the age of 83, Deacon Theodore Aldolphus Mattison, better known as ''Ted'', of 163 Cherokee Street, Williamston, SC, departed this life at his home. Mr. Mattison was an United States Air Force Veteran. His career in the Air Force allowed him travel all over the United States, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Australia, Greenland, Okinawa, Guam and Japan. He served two tours in Vietnam and was awarded a Bronze Star. He retired from the Air Force as a Senior Master Sergeant (E-8) in December 1976 at Eglin Air Force Base in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, where he worked for the Army Corp of Engineers and the United States Navy for the next eight years. Mr. Mattison was preceded in death by his parents, Spurgeon and Addie Royal Mattison; and a son, Alvin E. Hare. Mr. Mattison leaves behind a wife, Glenda Mattison of the home; eight children: Lonnie R. Hare (Kathleen) of Orangevale, CA., Kevin D. Hare of Freemont, CA., Regina Thornton (Ronnie) of Greenville, SC, Ruthena Mattison of Antioch, CA., Theodore A. Mattison, II of Pelzer, SC, CaVelle McDonald of Vallejo, CA., Jeanie Hunter (Richard) of Atlanta, GA., and Charles Gambrell (Cicely) of Anderson, SC; four siblings: Ruth Boyd (Cliff) of Chesapeake, VA., Rev. Spurgeon A. Mattison (Geraldine) of Williamston, SC, Brenda Overton (William) of Elizabeth City, NC, and Eddie Bertrand Mattison (Barbara) of Virginia Beach, VA.; fourteen grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. A Celebration of Life for Deacon Mattison will be held on Friday, May 1, 2020 at 1:00 pm at New Prospect Missionary Baptist Church, 619 Greenville Drive, Williamston, SC 29697 with Pastor Darrin K. Johnson, Sr. and Rev. Dr. Curtis Hill, officiating. Entombment will follow in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 2609 US-Hwy 29 Anderson, SC 29621. Public viewing will be held at the Unity Mortuary of Anderson on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 from 1:00 pm until 8:00 pm and the Unity Mortuary of Williamston on Thursday, April 30, 2020 from 9:00 am until 8:00 pm.
On Friday, April 24, 2020 at the age of 83, Deacon Theodore Aldolphus Mattison, better known as ''Ted'', of 163 Cherokee Street, Williamston, SC, departed this life at his home. Mr. Mattison was an United States Air Force Veteran. His career... View Obituary & Service Information
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