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Rodney Alan Matlock

August 8, 1944 ~ January 26, 2022 (age 77)


Rodney Alan Matlock, 77, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 26 (2022) from complications of COVID-19 at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond, Louisiana.

Rodney was born Aug. 8, 1944 in Harrison to Hugh and Lillie Edwards Matlock.

Rodney was proceeded in death by his parents, his sister, Grace Ann Watson and twin infant brothers Clay and Carl Matlock. Rodney joined the Baptist Church at a very young age.

He attended Omaha High School and College of the Ozarks. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and served 22 before retiring. He was stationed in Vietnam three times. After retirement, he worked for IBM in New York and New Jersey as a repairman on MRI and Cat Scan machines. He made his home in Ponchatoula, Louisiana.

He is survived by his son Bryan (Christa) Graham; two grandchildren, Chase Graham and Sierra Graham; two brothers, Gary (Jane) Matlock of Omaha and Clifton (Pam) Matlock of Lebanon, Missouri; special friends Jimmy and April Smith and their children along with a host of nieces and nephews.

Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 19. at New Hope Church Cemetery in Omaha.

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Graveside Service
March 19, 2022

11:00 AM
New Hope Cemetery
7071 AR-14 N
Omaha, AR 72662

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