Charles "Bud" Matlock

Charles “Bud” Matlock, 59, of Center, passed away Friday, January 14, 2022, in Center.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, January 16, 2022, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center with visitation one hour prior.  Interment will follow at Helpenstell Cemetery in Garrison.

Born September 25, 1962, in San Jacinto, Bud is the son of Charles William Matlock and Edwina Jones Matlock.  He loved guns, hunting, fishing, and playing with his grandkids.  Bud was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his daughter, Heather Matlock and Dustin King; son, Cody Matlock and Jill; grandchildren, Harley Eshliman, Johnny Eshliman, Tessa Eshliman, and Ethan Matlock; sister, Susan and Danny West; numerous nieces and nephews; special friends, Jimmy Moore and Ashley and Liam Hill; also, a host of friends.

Preceded in death by his parents, Charles William Matlock and Edwina Jones Matlock; brother, Russell Matlock; and mother of his children, Terressa Matlock Shields.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Moore, Luther Bradshaw, Justin McGuire, Cody Matlock, Dustin King, Hugh Pope, Jeremy Pope, and Bradley Waller.  Honorary pallbearer will be Jimmy Earl Moore.

A special thank you to Affinity Hospice for their compassionate care.

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