Tony Ray Matney, 74, of Leflore, OK passed away July 17, 2019 in Ft. Smith, AR. Tony was born August 9, 1944 at Pete & Ellen Kitchens home in LeFlore.
He was a Green Beret in the US Army; a truck driver, boiler maker and for most of his life he did what he loved best, mechanic.
He retired as owner/operator of Don Allen’s Machine Shop.
Tony was preceded in death by his grandparents, Pete & Ellen Kitchens; his mother & stepfather, Martha & Ed Ferguson.
He is survived by his partner of 20 years, Joyce Mixon of Shady Point, OK; son, Loren Matney of Leflore, OK; grandson, Kyle Matney of Arkoma, OK; a host of Kitchens cousins and Ingle family.
Memorial services will be held 2 pm, Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau with Jim Cook & Larry Matthiesen officiating.
In lieu of flowers please donate to your favorite charity.
Visitation will be Monday evening from 6-7 pm.
You may leave an online message at www.evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com
The family has chosen to entrust the care of the services to Evans & Miller Funeral Home, POTEAU, OK