He was a WWII veteran in the U.S. Army. John was a member of the LDS Paragonah Ward. He was a supporter of Boy Scouts of America and his community.
John was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, his first wife Marge, second wife Louise, and a son.
He is survived by his son John Matlock of California; daughter, Sally Pikor of Illinios; daughter and husband Pat and Dewain Still of Colorado; daughter Anne Wolfe of California; sister Sally Pfizenmayer and husband of Arizona; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were Friday, March 30 at the Paragonah LDS Church, 79 N. Main St. in Paragonah, Utah. Visitation was before the service at the church. Interment will be in the Paragonah Cemetery under the direction of Southern Utah Mortuary. Online condolences can be made at www.sumortuary.com.