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David S. Mathews

January 15, 1935 ~ August 11, 2022 (age 87)


David S. Mathews, age 87, of Kinsman, OH, died Thursday, August 11, 2022, at St. Joseph Hospital in Warren, OH.
He was born January 15, 1935, in Kinsman,OH, a son of James C. and Mildred S. (Giddings) Mathews.  A lifelong resident of Kinsman, Dave was a 1953 graduate of Kinsman High School.
He was a veteran having served in the U.S. Army from 1954 until 1956.  Dave was employed for 40 years as a school bus driver for Joseph Badger Schools; and he owned and operated a dairy and grain farm for many years.  He was the longest time member of the Kinsman Presbyterian Church where he belonged to the men's organization, served as deacon, elder, and trustee.  Dave served on the Kinsman township zoning board for 20 years; and served as secretary/treasurer for the C & P Society.  He enjoyed doing puzzles, reading, and traveling, especially to Hawaii.
Dave is survived by his wife, Patricia A. (Clisby) Mathews, whom he married February 18, 1989, of Kinsman; his 3 sons, Stanley (Karen) Mathews of Vienna,OH, Jeff (Bonnie) Mathews of Kinsman, OH, and Jonathan (Robin) Mathews of Franklin, TN; his 6 grandchildren, Emily, Adam, Ryland, Katie, Ashley, and Melissa; his 6 great grandchildren, Clayton, Parker, Hallie, Casey, Viviana, and John; and his 2 sisters, Barbara Ege of Kinsman, OH, and Marge (Jim) Mauk of Warren,OH.  He is preceded in death by his parents; 2 brothers, Fred and Dan Mathews; and 3 sisters, Marian Schaithmann, Florence Mathews, and Virginia Lee. 
Private services will be held.  Burial will take place in Kinsman Cemetery.  Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service, 8569 Main St., Kinsman, OH, handled arrangements.  Share a fond memory or condolence at

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