Carrol Eugene Mathis
1931 — 2021
Carrol Eugene Mathis, 90, formerly the Mayor of Buddha, passed away Friday, February 26, 2021, at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital. Born January 16, 1931, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Victor E. and Alberta (Myers) Mathis. He married Joan Lee Bush April 19, 1952. Carrol retired from Kaiser Aluminum. He was a 1949 graduate of Tunnelton High School and a member of the Free Methodist Church. Carrol loved his John Deere tractors. Carrol was a U. S. Army veteran of the Korean War and the recipient of two bronze stars. Survivors include his wife, Joan Mathis of Bedford; children, Cathy Jo (John) Root of Salem and Todd Steven (Mary) Mathis of Phoenix, Arizona; grandchildren,...