Mr. Philip Gene Matteson, 77, of Readyville, TN passed away on June 10, 2018. He was born in Middletown Springs, Vermont. He was preceded in death by his parents Edgar and Violet Coombs Matteson and by a son, Christopher Matteson and by several other siblings.
He is survived by his wife of over 35 years, Linda Churchill Matteson of Readyville; sons, Carl Matteson of Vermont, and Tim (Kristin) Matteson of Maine; brothers, Danny Matteson of Vermont and Michael Matteson of North Carolina; sister, Mary Varga of Indiana; two grandchildren, Bailey and Hayden and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Mr. Matteson was a veteran of the Army National Guard. He was a truck driver for the Vermont Department of Transportation working for over 30 years. Once he and his family moved to Readyville, he continued to drive a truck for Hobbs Trucking Company in Murfreesboro. He and his family enjoyed camping and being together for family gatherings. He liked to go deer hunting and fishing when he had spare time.
The family will to lay him to rest in Vermont with some of his other family members. The date and time will be announced later. Share memories and condolences with the family at www.smithfuneralhomewoodbury.net Smith Funeral Home, 303 Murfreesboro Rd. Woodbury, TN, 615-563-5337
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