John T. Mattingly

 

November 12, 1928 – July 23, 2014

 

 

Mattingly, JohnJohn Mattingly, 85, went to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on July 23, 2014 after a brief illness.  He was born on November 12, 1928 in Loiusville, Kentucky where he was raised on a farm with five siblings before moving to Illinois.

A self-made man from humble beginnings, John enlisted and served in the Navy and was stationed in Memphis, TN. It was there he met the love of his life, Amy Ruth Wall. They married in 1951 and with their four children, lived in various cities throughout the south, settling in Edmond, OK in 1974.  John was a successful businessman with a passion for finance. His career included leadership roles at Seabord Finance and Fidelity Bank in Oklahoma City He was also an owner of Pam’s Hallmark in Stillwater, OK. During retirement he prepared income taxes, both privately and for Jackson Hewitt. John was an active member of St. John the Baptist church in Edmond. In addition, he was a superior yard task-master and competitive, yet enjoyable golfer.

John is survived by his wife of 63 years, Amy, 4 children: Steve (DeLyn) of Wichita, KS; Chris (Susan) of Edmond; Jill McCarty (Bo) of OKC; Jan Mattingly (Tiffany Gould) of Birmingham, AL, and 6 grandchildren.  He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend. He will be dearly missed. A celebration of John’s life will be held at 11:00 am Monday, July 28 at St. John the Baptist Church.

Comments

  1. Jan and Tiffany and the Mattingly family

    We are sorry for your loss. Losing a parent breaks your heart. We are sending loving thoughts to you and your family.

    John and B.J

  2. So sorry for your loss. Wishing there was something we could all say or do to make this easier for you.

  3. Deep peace of the quiet earth to you
    Deep peace of the starry night to you
    Moon and stars pour their healing light to you
    Deep peace to you
    Deep peace to you

  4. We send our prayers and love in this time of your sorrow. May God help you focus on the many blessings and life long memories shared with your precious Father

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