Sanford Charles “Sandy” Matheny, Lisbon, Ohio – Obituary

Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen Funeral Home

July 12, 2019

Sanford Charles "Sandy" Matheny, Lisbon, Ohio-obit

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LISBON, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Sanford Charles “Sandy” Matheny 76, of Lisbon, died at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, July 12, at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born on February 1, 1943, in East Liverpool, Ohio, the beloved son of the late Charles R. and Wilma Jane (Sanford) Matheny.

Sandy was a Navy veteran who served in the Vietnam from 1961-1969.

He formerly worked at J&L Steel in Midland, Pennsylvania and as an electrician for Matheny Brothers Construction.

Sandy attended the Damascus Friends Church.

He was a life member of the VFW in Chester, West Virginia and also a member of the American Legion in Chester, West Virginia.

He is survived by his wife, Joanne (Williams) Dorr-Matheny, whom he married on July 9, 1990; his children, Tony (Kathy) Matheny, Sheri Matheny and Kim (Tim) McGinnis, (who were from his former spouse. Bonnie Matheny Gero); his stepson, Doug (Bonnie) Dorr; his siblings, Linda, Beverly, Keith, Pamela, Susan, Barbara, C.R., Paul and Robin; stepsiblings, Bobby, Bruce and Diane; grandson, Zak Dorr, whom Sandy and Joanne raised as a son; seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his stepfather, Charles Trowbridge; stepmother, Mildred Matheny; stepson, Chad Dorr and siblings, Kevin and Dorothy.

Services will be held on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 3:00 p.m., Guilford Highlands.  The Salem Honor Guard will be in charge of the services and offering military honors. 

Arrangements were entrusted to the Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen and Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem, Ohio.

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In lieu of flowers, the family asked that a donation be made to Southern Care Hospice Services, 5401 Ashley Circle, Suite E, Austintown, OH 44515.

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