Scott P. Matthews IV

Scott P. Matthews IV

Scott passed away Friday, July 7, 2017 at Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids.

He was born December 10, 1960 in Allegan the son of Scott III and Donna (Brabon) Matthews. Scott proudly served his country in the US Air Force. For 20 years he had worked as a union electrician for IBEW Local #131. After his retirement he owned and operated Matthews Sport Fishing Charters where he was the Captain of the Smokin Hot for more than 7 years. In his spare time he enjoyed hunting, fishing, mushroom hunting, model trains, drag racing, following NASCAR and watching the History Channel.

Surviving are his father; 2 sisters, Kathleen (Darrell) Fraaza of Martin and Julia (Daniel) Doran of Plainwell; his ex-wife, Robin Matthews of Plainwell along with several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Donna Wolfe.

According to his wishes cremation has taken place.

Friends may visit with Scott’s family from 6-8 P.M., Friday, July 14, 2017 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego.

His family would like to thank Allegan Homecare, especially Mia, for the wonderful care and support Scott received.

Contributions in memory of Scott may be made to Allegan Homecare or to the Colon Cancer Foundation.

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  1. Alice Comai says:

    So sorry to hear about Scott. Even though I haven’t seen him In a very long time I remember His Wedding to Robin and a lot of adventures we were all involved with. May you know you will be in my thought and prayers.

  2. Larry & Sharon Thompson says:

    Julia & Dan – Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  3. Kim Bean says:

    Prayers to the families. So very sorry to hear of Scott’s passing. It sounds like he lived his dreams. R.I.P. Scott.

  4. Steve norris says:

    Rest in peace my friend. I wished we would of stayed in better contact.

  5. Zack says:

    Im so sorry to hear about him my dad james norris was a good friend to him i would like to know if i could come see his family yall may not know me but i been to his house a few times with my dad and he is a very nice guy

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  7. Christina pathic says:

    You will be greatly missed!!! Even though I haven’t seen you in a while. I will see you soon and we can have good times again and forever

  8. Kenny G. says:

    R.I.P. My friend. Hopefully there in a Smokin’ Hot in Heaven ready to sail.

  9. Tim says:

    I already miss you, my brother

  10. Jennifer Babcock says:

    So sorry to hear of Scott’s passing. May comfort be instilled in everyone who is feeling heartache from his loss.

  11. Mary Martin says:

    Robin and Scott’s family, I am so sorry for your loss! Scott meant a lot to me and will never forget all the good times we had! I will miss talking to Scott during the Packer games on how they were doing! Hugs and prayers for you all!

  12. Ed Gorenz says:

    Gonna miss you buddy, hope you knew how much you were loved.

  13. KIM GORENZ says:

    We will always think of you when we take the kiddos fishing with their awesome poles

  14. Patrick Klocke says:

    Scott was my apprentice for a period of time and a fine electrician.
    A good man, R.I.P Scott. My prayer’s are with the family.

  15. Barry Allen says:

    Rest in piece Borther.

  16. Lisa Danielson says:

    RIP Scott.

    • M chaddock says:

      Hope your planing on pulling the plug soon and get out there and Injoy life, losing to many friends, m chaddock

  17. Kim says:

    We will always think of you when we take our kids fishing with the amazing fishing poles Uncle Scott have them

  18. Shelly Jackson-Olson says:

    So sorry to hear about Scott’s passing. I have not seen Scott in a long time but have some great memories! The family of Scott will be in my thoughts & prayers. RIP Scott.

  19. Rexano Alfieri says:

    RIP Brother. Now when I see lightning bolts in the sky I will know where there coming from.

  20. Mike chaddock says:

    You were a good friend and always had fun fishing including ton with you and robin, say high to Mr Clean up there and fish on my brother

  21. Don Warren says:

    RIP Did not know. He was so sick. I enjoyed my times that I worked with Scott he was a very good guy, we had a lot of laughs, and talks about fishing and hunting. So sad that cancer is so horrible, it takes the best people. thoughts are with the family.

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