In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Andy Matlock; and a brother, David Matlock.
He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Pat Matlock; two daughters, Mandy Matlock (John Bullington) and Christina Barnett (James); six grandchildren, Trevor Bullington, Andrew Holtkamp, Baylee Barnett, Kelsey Barnett, Justin Bullington, and Gaven Bullington; and his siblings, Judy Kasinger, Larry Matlock (Debbi), Sue Garrett, Patsy Brumley (Keith), Eva Payne (David), Mark Matlock, Alice Douglas, Rick Matlock and Janice Matlock.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday in the chapel at James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial will follow in Owensboro Memorial Gardens. Visitation is from 1 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday and after 9 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.