Keith Irvin Mathews

November 28, 1947 — September 3, 2016

Keith Irvin Mathews

Keith I. Mathews, age 68, passed away on September 3, 2016 at South Lincoln Medical Center in Kemmerer, WY.  He was born on November 28, 1947 in Pocatello, Idaho, the son of Howard L and Helen (Parr) Mathews.


Keith moved to Kemmerer six years ago to be able to spend time with his family and grandchildren.  He worked in Idaho for Simplot Corporation and spent countless hours donating and volunteering his time for the Simplot Games which were held every year.  He loved to be in the great outdoors spending time hunting, fishing, and camping with his family and loved ones.  He enjoyed being a mechanic, and loved to donate blood to the American Red Cross.  He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and was an active home teacher in Idaho.  He held numerous positions within the church helping and serving his fellowmen.  


Survived by his children, a son, Cory Mathews, and his wife, LaDawn of Kemmerer, WY.; a son Mike Mathews, of Pocatello, Idaho, a daughter, Lisa Coleman, of Pocatello, ID.; and a son, Doug Shepard, of Pocatello, ID.  He is also survived by his grandchildren, Cody Stone, Charles Mathews, Kasandra Mathews, Izabella Mathews, Cera Coleman, Aleah Coleman, and Rane Coleman, and Michael Tyler Abernathy, and Keith is also survived by one great granddaughter, Xyla Leanne Stone. 


Keith is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Rhonda Mathews,  three brothers, Kenneth, David, and Sonny Mathews, and a sister, Diana Hill.


Cremation has taken place under the care of Ball Family Chapel, of Kemmerer, WY.  Online condolences may be left at  Private services will be held at a later date.

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