Jon Douglas Matheis

Published 10:51 am Monday, August 27, 2018

Jon Douglas Matheis, 75, of Landrum, passed away Aug. 23, 2018, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

He was the son of the late Edward Joseph and Anne Emilie LePine Matheis, and husband of Judith Ann Fumia Matheis.

In addition to his wife, Judy, he is survived by two sons, Jon Douglas Matheis Jr. (Chelsea) and Garett Matheis; a daughter, Beth Smythe (Wade); two brothers, Donald Newman and Gerald Matheis; and two grandchildren, Nina and Wade Smythe. Jon was a loving uncle to his nieces and nephew, as well as his great nieces and great nephews.

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Jon was a devoted husband, father and granddad. He was a current city of Landrum councilman and had been for the last 10-plus years. He was the former president of the Friends of the Landrum Library.

Jon retired from the Eastman Kodak Company in the research and engineering division. He was a member of the Hopper Hills Hunt Club, a former Parish Council member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Rochester, New York, and a Cub Scout Leader.

Memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, at Petty Funeral Chapel, conducted by Deacon Art Kingsley and Deacon John Riehl.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Jon’s memory to the Landrum Pullman Car Restoration Fund, c/o First Citizens Bank, Landrum, SC  29356.

Condolences may be left at

Petty Funeral Home & Crematory, Landrum