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Richard Bruce Matthews II

April 15, 1941 — March 4, 2017

Richard Bruce Matthews II

Bruce Matthews, 75, of Portland passed away peacefully on March 4. He was preceded in death by his parents Richard and Marie Matthews both of Corpus Christi. 

He is survived by his wife Barbara (Smith) of 53 years, son Trey (Dorene) from Brentwood, Tn, and daughter Traci Halliwell of Portland. He is also survived by his siblings Robert (Mary) of Alice, Barbara Bung (Ken) of Corpus Christi, David of Victoria, JR (Scarlett) of Corpus Christi and his baby brother Glen (April) of Ft Worth. 

He is also survived by 6 granddaughters who all called him Captain Cool!

He graduated in the first graduating class of Carroll High school in 1959 and still remained friends with many of his classmates. 

Not only was he a star athlete, beloved Coach, and trusted Pharmacist, he was also a great Dad, big Brother and true friend and will be missed by many. 

Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 5-7pm at Limbaugh Funeral Home and funeral on Wednesday morning 10:00 AM at North Bay Church of Christ. In lieu of flowers please donate to North Bay Church of Christ benevolent fund.  

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