David Gordon Mathern

May 17, 1938 ~ January 15, 2018 (age 79)
David Gordon Mathern, age 79, passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018 in Marshall, Texas. David, better known as Dave, was born on May 17, 1938 in Marshalltown, Iowa to Donald and Luella Mathern. He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Tom Mathern. On March 26, 2011, in Marshall, Texas, Dave married Patricia (Patti) Anderson. He is survived by his wife of 7 years, Patricia (Patti) Mathern; his son, Danny Mathern; his grandson, Braden Mathern; his granddaughter, Brittany Mathern; his daughter-in-law, Christy Mathern; his sister, Mary Pellegrino; his step-daughter, Lori Anderson; and his step-son, Daniel Anderson. Dave attended Central Baptist Church and had worked as a Mechanical Engineer with Stemco in Longview, Texas for many years. He loved camping and biking and playing the piano. A Celebration of Life Service for Dave will be held at Central Baptist Church with Dr. Wallace Watkins officiating on January 28th at 3pm. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made in David's memory to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 1855, Marshall, TX 75670. Online condolences may be offered at

Celebration of Life

JAN 28. 3:00 PM

Central Baptist Church

Marshall, TX

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