Mr. Gary Andrew Matthews, beloved husband of Mrs. Coreen Matthews of Lacombe, Alberta, passed away at the Lacombe Hospital and Care Centre, Lacombe, Alberta on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at the age of 54 years. Gary will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Coreen of Lacombe, Alberta, daughters, Bobbi-Jo of Lacombe, Alberta, Coralynn (Aaron) of Winfield, Alberta and Jaclynn (Curt) of Spruceview, Alberta; sons, Franklin and Jesse, both of Sylvan Lake, Alberta, and ten grandchildren, Teaghan, Keston, Jacob, Gracie, Nash, Denim, Kayden, Ben, Kelsey and Cayter. He will also be very sadly missed by his sisters, Shelley (Lewis) of Nelson, British Columbia and Kerry (Ralph) of Millet, Alberta, and his brother, Rick of Grand Forks, British Columbia. Gary was predeceased by his parents, Dick and Fay Matthews. A Celebration of Gary's Life will be held at Parkland Funeral Home, 6287 – 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer, Alberta on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Cremation entrusted to Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium, Red Deer, Alberta. If desired, Memorial Donations in Gary's honor may be made directly to the Cross Cancer Institute, 11560 University Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 1Z2 or to the Palliative Care Unit, Lacombe Hospital and Care Centre, 5430 - 47 Avenue, Lacombe, Alberta, T4L 1G8. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.parklandfuneralhome.com. Arrangements in care of Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium, 6287 – 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer. 403.340.4040.