Edward Walter Matney

September 4, 1926 ~ August 27, 2020 (age 93)


Edward Walter Matney, 93, of Trinity, died Thursday, August 27, 2020 at North Pointe of Archdale.

Graveside Services, 2:00 PM, Sunday, August 30, 2020, at Pleasant Cross Christian Church, Asheboro.

Officiating,  Rev. Jeff Maness.

Edward was a native of Buchanan County, Virginia, retired from Jockey International and a member of Pleasant Cross Christian Church. He enjoyed playing his guitar, listening to bluegrass music, water skiing, and flying airplanes. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ellen Matney, parents, George W. and Vernie Vandike Matney, sisters, Hazel Looney, Helen Bowman, brothers, Ira Matney, Junior Matney, Roger Matney.

Survivors: daughter, Netta Baker and husband, John, of Trinity, Verlina Morgan and husband, Elwood, of Eagle Springs, sisters, Ann Matney, of Asheboro, Thelma Ratliff, of Ramseur, Beulah Hess and husband, Sam, of Bristol, VA, brother, Buford Matney and wife, Linda, of Cedar Falls, six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews.

The body will lie in state at Loflin Funeral Home from noon to 5:00 PM on Saturday.

Condolences may be made online at

Arrangements by Loflin Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ramseur.

Memorials may be made to Pleasant Cross Christian Church, 155 Iron Mountain Rd., Asheboro, NC 27205.


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Funeral Service


Graveside Service
August 30, 2020

2:00 PM
Pleasant Cross Christian Church
US Hwy. 64 East
Asheboro, NC 27203


Pleasant Cross Christian Church
155 Iron Mountain Road, Asheboro NC 27205

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