Garry Lee “Crash” Mathews Sr., 61 of rural Harrison passed away Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at McLaren Bay Region Hospital, Bay City, Michigan. Garry was born March 23, 1959 in Clare, Michigan the son of Robert Mathews and Edith (Rawson) Mathews. Garry was a lifelong resident of rural Harrison.
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Mr. Mathews was united in marriage to Ms. Mary Brown on May 1, 1995 in Harrison. Garry was the past owner-operator of Garry’s Stump Grinding for over six years. Garry enjoyed watching wildlife, working on cars, snowmobile riding and listening to oldies music.
Surviving Mr. Mathews is his loving wife of twenty-five years, Mary Brown of Harrison, his six children; Kenneth Mathews of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Garry Mathews Jr. and wife Kristi of Harrison, Shandell Mathews of Savanah, Georgia, Michelle Mathews of Smyrna, Tennessee, Makayla Mathews and Casey Quick of Harrison and Michael Mathews of South Bend, Indiana, several loving grandchildren, two sisters; Judy Anderson and husband Kenneth of Harrison and Cynthia Cuddie and husband Gerald, three brothers; Robert Mathews Jr. of Harrison, Russell Mathews and Sharron of Harrison and Martin Mathews of Coleman, two sisters in-law; Luella Daig and husband John of Flushing, Michigan and Roxann Brown of Harrison, one brother in-law, Eldon Brown and wife Margaret of Lennon, Michigan, plus many nieces, nephews and extended family members. Mr. Mathews was preceded in death by his parents and father and mother in-law, Eldon and Betty Brown.
To share an online memory or condolence with Garry’s family, please visit: www.stockingfuneralhome.com. Arrangements for Mr. Mathews are entrusted with Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison (989) 539-7810.