James Mattison

Ware Shoals – James Preston Mattison, 84, of Green Acres Drive Ext., widower of Barbara Ann Seiple Mattison, died Saturday, September 17, 2022 at his home.

Born in Newberry County, he was a son of the late Willie Preston and Mary Louise Boland Mattison. He was of the Baptist faith, was retired from his work as an electrician and in construction, and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served from 1953 to 1959. He was a member of the VFW, a Master Mason, and a member of the Moose Club.

Mr. Mattison is survived by his two daughters: Melodie Woods (John) of Ware Shoals and Tammy Posey (Dennis) of Anderson; his stepson James Lysle of Idaho; his stepdaughter Barbara Jo Robinson (Mac) of Ohio; his two brothers: Melvin Mattison (Mary Lou) of West Virginia and Billy Mattison (Judy) of Georgia; his two sisters: Lillie Anne Hughes (Carroll) of Honea Path and June Cathcart (Paul) of Ware Shoals; three grandchildren: Tania Fain (Andy), Candace Posy (Adam) and Anthony Posey (Brandi); and many great and great-great grandchildren that he loved dearly.

He was preceded in death by his stepson Michael Lysle.

No services are planned. The family is at their respective homes. Messages of condolence may be left for them at www.ParkerWhitePruitt.com.

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