Jack Roland Matthew
Jack Roland Matthews died Nov. 15. He was 91.
Matthews was born in Fort Cobb, Oklahoma on Nov. 1, 1928 and moved to California in 1942. He joined the Air Force in 1946 and served until 1949. He attended San Francisco State and became one of the first computer programmers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in 1955 until his retirement in 1985.
He is preceded in death by his wife of 44 years, Peggy Matthews; his sister, Glenna Cox; and his daughter, Lorraine Matthews. He is survived by his brother-in-law, Roy Cox and his five daughters and three sons-in-laws; Cheryl Murdaugh, Megan Laquidara, Beth and Troy Trenchard, Nancy Matthews and Craig Culpepper, Cindy and Glenn Sherman. He has 11 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and four great-great grandchildren.
Services are being held on Friday, Nov. 22 at 2:30 p.m. at Roselawn Cemetery, Livermore. A celebration of life will follow. Please contact Callaghan Mortuary for further information.