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Edward John Matheny

June 26, 1947 — May 7, 2024

Greensburg

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Mr. Edward John Matheny of Greensburg, Kentucky, son of the late Joseph Earl Matheny and Virginia Eleanor Connolly, was born on June 26, 1947 in Boston, Massachusetts. He departed this life on Tuesday, May 7, 2024 at the University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky having attained the age of 76 years, ten months and 11 days.

He was of the Catholic faith.

Mr. Matheny served our Country honorably having retired with over 22 years of service in the United States Navy. Having achieved the rank of Master Chief, Mr. Matheny was also a prior instructor at the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. Commendations from his time in military service include Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal (4), National Defense Service Medal, Navy Achievement Medal with Combat “V”, Navy “E” Ribbon (4), Navy Commendation Medal (4), Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, Over Seas Service Ribbon and Good Conduct Award (5).

Ed was a Midnight Rider, a member of the Knights of Columbus, life member of the American Legion, and a life member of Disabled American Veterans.

He was a lifelong biker and was a member of the Kentucky Motorcycle Association and a lifetime member of the Motorcycle Riders Association.

He is survived by his wife of over 47 years, Maryann Gregory Matheny, having united in marriage on October 29, 1976 in Dunoon, Scotland.

In addition to his wife, Maryann Matheny of Greensburg, other survivors include one sister and brother-in-law: Virginia and Jack Roberts of Greensburg; plus a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by one brother, John Matheny.

The Funeral Mass for Mr. Edward John Matheny will be conducted at 10 A.M., Central Time, on Friday, May 10, 2024 at the Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Greensburg under the direction of the Gupton-Landrum Funeral Home.

Interment will be at 1:30 P.M., Central Time, on Friday at the Lebanon National Cemetery with full military honors provided by the Marion County Veteran’s Honor Guard.

Visitation is requested from 5 P.M. until 7 P.M., Central Time on Thursday and after 7 A.M. until 9:30 A.M. Friday at Gupton-Landrum Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy are requested to be made in the form of donations to Taylor County SPCA, which can be made at the funeral home.

Gupton-Landrum Funeral Home in Greensburg is in charge of the arrangements.

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Service Schedule

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Family Visitation

Thursday, May 9, 2024

4:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

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Public Visitation

Thursday, May 9, 2024

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Public Visitation

Friday, May 10, 2024

7:00 - 9:30 am (Central time)

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Mass

Friday, May 10, 2024

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Holy Redeemer Catholic Church

110 Industrial Drive, Greensburg, KY 42743

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Interment

Friday, May 10, 2024

Starts at 1:30 pm (Central time)

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