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March 05, 2024

Glenn Monroe “Wildman” Matheson

Glenn Monroe “Wildman” Matheson

Glenn Monroe “Wildman” Matheson, 69, of Hiddenite, passed away May 29, 2021, after a courageous battle with cancer at Gordon Hospice House.

He was born November 16, 1951, in Alexander County, to the late John Ray Matheson and Mary Marie Fincannon Matheson. Glenn was of Christian faith, a loving husband, brother, uncle, and friend. He retired from truck driving after 30 years.

He loved his wife, Vickie, for almost 48 years. He had a love for his “fur babies,” the Apple City Street Rodders, and collecting things. Glenn always enjoyed telling jokes and stories that could make you laugh for days. He had a heart of gold and was always willing to help a friend out.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, John Ray “June” Matheson Jr.; two sisters-in-law, Shirley Webster Matheson (Kenneth) and Kimberly Marsh Matheson (Richard); a niece, Heather Nicole Matheson; three nephews, Mark “Allen” Matheson, Travis Matheson, and Brian Matheson; father-in-law, Brief Stikleather; and mother-in-law, Kathleen. Glenn was raised by his grandmother, Ollie Sue Fincannon.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Victoria “Vickie” Stikeleather Matheson of the home; a sister, Brenda Sue “Susie” Webster (Michael) of Hiddenite; five brothers, Bobby Matheson (Teresa) of Hiddenite, Roy “Neil” Matheson (Mary), Tony Matheson (Kaye), Kenneth Matheson, and Richard Matheson, all of Taylorsville; special friend, Danny Lackey (Jeanne) of Taylorsville; and several nieces, nephews, and friends.

Funeral services will be conducted at Chapman Funeral Home at 5 p.m., Thursday, June 3, 2021, with Pastor Danny Loudermilk and Pastor Tony Daniels officiating. The family will receive friends from 4 to 5 p.m., Thursday, at Chapman Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Carson Chapel UMC Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Fincannon, Greg Deal, David Schronce, Eric Matheson, Ryan Matheson, Luke Moretz, and Stephan “Chubbs” Williams.

Honorary pallbearers are Danny Lackey, Roger Matlock, and John Carter Matheson.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Gordon Hospice House, 2341 Simonton Rd., Statesville, NC 28625.

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  1. Jack meadows on June 4, 2021 at 12:29 pm

    Glen and I where friends in the early 1960s I moved to charlotte in 1964 and lost contact with him.Sorry to hear of his death. Know he will be missed by any.

  2. Kimber lail on June 15, 2021 at 1:54 am

    I’m so sorry praying for your family Glenn was a good man he came in my work he was a great customer of mine for ten to 12 yrs at subway on rock barn Glenn

  3. Dale and LIBBY Miller on September 7, 2021 at 12:06 pm

    We have been trying to get in touch with Glenn for the last few weeks. Decided to do research and learned he is no longer with us on earth.
    Glenn was a special friend. We learned to know him through business and the Charlotte Auto Fair. We talked several times between meets. He shared with us about his health and we prayed for him.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife, family and friends.
    Glenn will be remembered for his love of life.

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