Founder & Owner
Randy graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma in 1981 with a Bachelors of Science degree. He and his wife Barbara married in 1981 and they have two sons Kyle and his wife Maddie and Kris and his wife Chelsey along with 4 grandchildren. Randy is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. Randy worked as a Funeral Director in Oklahoma City before taking a management position in Frederick, Oklahoma. In 1987 he moved back to Edmond where he began his service to the Edmond community. Randy is a member of the Noon Kiwanis Club, The National Exchange Club, Edmond Historical Society a volunteer at Breakfast on Boulevard he is also active as an Edmond Chamber of Commerce Board Member. Randy and his family are Members of the Edmond Church of Christ.
Barbara is Yukon native moving to Edmond, OK in 1981. She attended the University of Central Oklahoma completing her studies in Funeral Service. She is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer and co-owner of Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Edmond, OK.
She was employed with the Oklahoma State Medical Association for 16 years, most recently as the Program Director for the Oklahoma Health Professionals Program (OHPP), an outreach program designed to support and monitor medical and allied health professionals throughout Oklahoma who are experiencing difficulty with substance abuse, as well as disruptive and boundary issues.
As a strong supporter of the University of Central Oklahoma’s Funeral Service Department, she began a scholarship campaign to provide funding toward the UCO Funeral Service Endowment fund that will allow scholarships for students who have committed to completing and working in the Funeral Service Profession. The Oklahoma Funeral Directors Association has been matching the funds collected up to $15,000. She also established a clothing closet at the school to help students build a professional wardrobe who are graduating, entering their practicum or starting an apprenticeship.
Barbara is involved in the Edmond Community with Edmond Rotary, Edmond Senior Community Foundation (recently serving as President), Edmond Women’s Club, Ida Freeman Rotary Reader, Edmond Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Edmond Church of Christ.
She is a member of the Oklahoma Funeral Directors Association and the National Funeral Directors Association.
Most importantly she and Randy are proud parents of two sons who currently work in the family business, Kyle (Maddie) and Kris (Chelsey) along with four grandchildren. .
Randy and Barb are celebrating 16 years as Edmond’s only locally owned and operated Funeral Home and Cremation Service.
Funeral DirectorCarson grew up in Ponca City and moved to Edmond in 2007. He attended the University of Central Oklahoma and obtained a Bachelors Degree in Funeral Service. He works for Matthews Funeral Home as a licensed funeral director and embalmer as well as a licensed pre-arrangement counselor. Carson is involved in Edmond’s Best and is former president of the Edmond Lions Club. He is a member of the Oklahoma Funeral Directors Association and the National Funeral Directors Association. Carson was voted the Top 20 under 40 by the Edmond Sun in 2013. He is married to Staci and they are parents to Lila and Clark.
Funeral Director/EmbalmerHarley is a licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer with Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Service. He graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma in 2009. Harley is an army veteran, having served nine years with two tours in Iraq, and is a member of the VFW and American Legion. He is an officer with the OKC chapter of the MES game club, a member of Mensa, and an Eagle Scout. He grew up in southwest Oklahoma City and graduated as a Valedictorian from Westmoore High School. Harley resides in Edmond, with his wife Heather and their two boys, Liam and Aidan.
Kyle A. Matthews graduated in 2015 with his Funeral Service degree from the University of Central Oklahoma. Kyle was raised in Edmond, Oklahoma and is the son of Randy and Barb. He attended Memorial High School and went on to Oklahoma State University graduating in 2009. He is currently serving as a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. He is an avid soccer fan enjoying the new OKC Energy team. He lives in Edmond and is married to Madeline Matthews. They have twin sons, Remy and Jonas.
Andrea is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer for Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation.
She moved from Nebraska in 2010 to further her education. While attending UCO she was a member of the Track and Field program and graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma in 2013 with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Funeral Service.
She is a volunteer and foster for Country Roads Animal Rescue.
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Casey graduated from Spiro High School in Spiro, OK and attended college at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and Rose State College. She is an avid OU football fan and enjoys spending time outdoors.
Casey resides in Guthrie, OK with her daughter, Grace.