David P. Matherly

1952 - 2021

West Terre Haute



David P. Matherly, 69, of West Terre Haute, IN, passed away on April 4, 2021 at his residence in West Terre Haute, IN.


A private Celebration of Life was held by immediate family members on Tuesday, April 6th at his home.


David was born in Terre Haute to James and Bertha Matherly on March 24, 1952.  He married Jane Edington on July 4, 1971 in Terre Haute. He worked at several jobs throughout his life and never met a stranger.  After retiring, he continued to stay busy tinkering in his garage.


David was preceded in death by his father, James, his mother, Bertha, two brothers, Jimmy and Kenny and a sister, Loretta.  


David is survived by his wife Jane, three children, Lori (& Matt) Romanelly, David (& Pam) Matherly and Andy Matherly (& Teia Areson); Several grandchildren: Cody Romanelly, Austin Romanelly, Kilee Matherly, Sean Matherly, Andrew A. Matherly, Lexi Matherly and Michael Matherly; one brother, Gary Matherly and four sisters, Patricia Lowe, Brenda South, Linda Leturgez and Darla Stevenson.  


The family of David P. Matherly wishes to extend our sincere thanks to his doctors and nurses that have helped during the last several years. Arrangements are under the direction of Fitzpatrick Funeral Home, 220 North 3rd St., West Terre Haute, IN.


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April 9, 2021 2:38 PM

R.I.P. David. May GOD BLESS!!! You And Your Family And Friends.

Ernie Speer

April 8, 2021 11:12 AM

I'm sorry for your loss.  I worked with David at a couple of jobs. He was good at whatever he did.  I remember him telling stories about fishing at Kentucky Lake.

Linda Regan

April 6, 2021 6:32 PM

So sorry to hear this,  My thoughts and prayers are with the family

Linda Leturgez

April 6, 2021 3:20 PM

Dave you will be missed. May god bless you soul. Visit many while you can..😔

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