COLBERT - William Howell "Bill” Mattison, 72, died Monday, June 20, 2011.
The son of the late Winston and Lawrence Mattison, he was active in Colbert Baptist Church and was an avid horseman. He was a member of The Circuit Riders Christian Fellowship Ministry, Cowboy Poetry through the Georgia Cowboy Poets.
Survivors include his wife, Nadine Mattison; son and daughter-in-law, Ken (Leah) Mattison; sister, Marie (Ronald) Goza, Virginia; brother, Raymond Mattison, Winder; grandson, William "Will" Howell Mattison II; granddaughter, Kate Mattison; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 23, at 10 a.m. at Colbert Baptist Church. He will lie in state one hour prior to the service. The family will receive family and friends at the funeral home, Wednesday, June 22, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Colbert Cemetery.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville, is in charge of arrangements.