August 26, 1967 — September 9, 2014
Carl Ray Mathis, 47, of Edwards, passed away at 3:56 p.m. on Tuesday, September 9, 2014, in Edwards.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 13, 2014, at Clary Funeral Home, 3004 West Lake Avenue in Peoria, with the Rev. Dean Grabill officiating. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, also at the funeral home. Interment will be at St. Patrick Cemetery in Kickapoo.
Carl was born on August 26, 1967 in Peoria, a son of Bill and Ruth (Evatt) Mathis. He married Melissa Carlton on September 23, 1995 in Brimfield. They were later divorced.
He is survived by his parents of Brimfield; daughters, Jade, Jasmine, Madison and Kiley Mathis of Viola; brother, Jerry Mathis of Brimfield; and half-sister, Caroline (Bob) Coup of Peoria.
Carl was employed with Peoria Laborers International Local 165 and was formerly employed with Laborers Local 75 in Joliet.
He liked woodworking, hunting, Country music, landscaping and being outdoors. He was fun loving and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
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