James H. Matthews was born at home, Grand Rapids, Michigan and died in Grand Junction, Colorado.
He leaves behind his beloved son V. H. "Tony" Matthews, most precious child Ava Jameson Matthews- granddaughter and the children of his two elder brothers (long deceased) whom he loved and admired.
He is survived by his broken-hearted wife S.S. Matthews and her sister and many friends.
Cremation has taken place. Celebration of life is pending.