Harold “Babe” Burdette Mathews

April 28, 1928 - January 2, 2018
Harold “Babe” Burdette Mathews

MATHEWS, Harold B. “Babe”, 89, of Cameron, W.Va., died Tuesday, January 2, 2018.

He was born April 28, 1928 in Marshall County. He was a retired pipeline operator and a U.S. Army veteran serving in the Korean War.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Naomi (Sampson) Mathews, two brothers, Howard Paul Mathews and Nile Mathews, and one step-sister, Mary.

He is survived by four sons, Harold S. Mathews, James B. Mathews, Michael W. Mathews, and David D. Mathews; five grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

At Babe’s request there will be no visitation.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the CARE Funeral Home, 1500 Second Street, Moundsville, W.Va.


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  • January 07, 2018
    Cheryl J Skinner, Patriot Guard says:
    May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time, May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of Harold Burdette, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete. I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.. My thoughts and prayers to the family of …. US Army Veteran, Harold Burdette Matthews, is “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

  • January 09, 2018
    Maryjo yoders says:
    Thoughts and prayers ... The Palmer Girls

  • January 09, 2018
    Sherry Poe says:
    So sorry about your loss. Had a lot of good times with babe and Naomi at twin hills. He now is with Naomi driving St Peter crazy lol. Love you guys

  • January 09, 2018
    Davey and Donna Jones says:
    Sorry for your loss.

  • January 09, 2018
    Sonny and Dennie Kay Neely says:
    So sorry for your loss.