We are sad to announce that on November 13, 2021 we had to say goodbye to Bobby Wade Mathis, 44, of Metropolis, Illinois. Bobby was born on November 1, 1977 in Mayfield, Kentucky. He was the son of Terry and Linda Mathis.
A service celebrating Bobby’s life will be held at 2 pm on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at the Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home with Rev. Clay Blankenbaker and Rev. David Siere officiating. Burial will follow in the Metropolis Memorial Gardens.
Bobby loved spending time with his family and friends and was of the Baptist faith. He was an avid sports and wrestling fan, and was a dedicated employee at Jimmy Johns.
Surviving are his siblings, Melanie (Dustin) Morris of Metropolis, IL, Maegan (Charles) Sims of Canton, NC, Daylon Jackson of Metropolis, IL; loving uncle to Drew Morris and Andy Sims; grandson to Jeanette (Bob) Hendrickson of Benton, KY; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Bobby was preceded in death by his grandparents, Paul and Kittie Mathis and Billy Hardison.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 from 11 am until 2 pm at Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made in Bobby’s name to Camp Mac Scholarship Fund, c/o Union Baptist Association, P.O. Box 29, Metropolis, Illinois 62960.
Pallbearers will be Dustin Morris, Charles Sims, David Wolff, Daryl Lindsey, James Lindsey, Barry Howell, and Daylon Jackson.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home in Metropolis. Online condolences may be made at www.aikinsfarmer-millerfh.com
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Camp Mac Scholarship Fund c/o Union Baptist Association
P.O. Box 29, Metropolis IL 62960