Floyd Mathia

Floyd ""Catfish"" Mathia

November 14, 1936 - February 25, 2020
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Floyd “Catfish” Garland Mathia, 83, passed away, February 25, 2020 at his home in rural Wyandotte after an illness.

Floyd Garland Mathia was born November 14, 1936 in Turkey Ford, OK the son of Roy L. and Lula Pearl (Wyrick) Mathia. Floyd was a lifelong area resident he had worked for the former BF Goodrich Plant in Miami, OK until it closed. He then worked for Ottawa County Road District where he operated heavy equipment.

Floyd Garland Mathia married Ruby A. Wilkerson and she preceded him in death October 17, 2010. Floyd was also preceded in death by his parents, Roy Mathia and Lula Mathia; sisters, Gertrude Miller, Ruby Parnell, Shirley Ann Charles; brothers, Cleveland Mathia, Edward Mathia, Narvel Mathia, Virgil Mathia and Grover Mathia.

Survivors include his children; Glen Mathia, Cleburne, TX, Kay Waters and Carol Mathia both of Wyandotte, OK and Ann Thomas, Springfield, MO; One brother, Charles Mathia, Peoria, OK; 15 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren and a host of friends.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 pm, Thursday, February 27, 2020 at the Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home, Seneca.

Graveside services will be held 2:00 PM, Friday, February 28, 2020 at the Howard Cemetery West of Turkey Ford.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday February 27, 2020 | 7:00pm - 7:00pm
    Thursday February 27, 2020 7:00pm - 7:00pm
    Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home
    1101 Cherokee Ave
    PO Box 380
    SENECA, MO 64865
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  • Service

    Friday February 28, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Friday February 28, 2020 2:00pm
    Howard Cemetery
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Therese Carver

Posted at 12:32am
So sorry for your loss. We love you all. Sorry we couldn't be with you today but we are thinking of you all. Love Therese,Justin,Destiny and Aaron.
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Julie G

Posted at 10:20am
We always loved going to visit with Grandpa when in OK. He was so much fun. I'll never forget the morning he shot the coyote from the back porch while we were drinking coffee. Loved the stories too and he had some good ones :)

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