William Leon Matteson

April 8, 1954 - March 7, 2017
William Leon Matteson

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William Leon Matteson, 62, of Leland, passed away on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at his home.

Bill was born in Watertown, NY, a son of the late Murray and Betty Farrell Matteson, and had served in the U.S Navy. He worked as a factoryworker and more recently had been working at Bojangle’s.

He is survived by his daughter, Amber Matteson, her mother and Bill’s loving companion Joyce Mitchell, his daughters Jennifer Matteson,and Crystal Matteson; his son William Matteson; granddaughters, Amiyah, Angel, Dannie, and Brittany; his grandsons, Joseph,Liam, Dylan, and Darrin; his great-grandchildren Aryia and LA.

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  • March 10, 2017
    April Hollenbeck says:
    RIP to my Uncle Bill. You will truly be missed. Love you ❤

  • March 11, 2017
    James Jenne says:
    I am going to miss Bill we had alot of good times and laughter at work and hunting, there was never a dull moment. I was with him when he killed his first deer, and I think he was better with a bow than a gun. ha ha Cousin Jim

  • March 11, 2017
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  • March 11, 2017
    Judy A Carpenter says:
    I was so saddened to learn of Bill's passing. I only knew him while he lived up north with Rick and Debbie. He always had a great sense of humor & knew how to keep my brother Rick in check with his ever so quick come backs! And it was always a treat to stop in on a day when was cooking or baking something, he sure knew his way around the kitchen. I am so glad he got back to NC, it was always clear that was where he wanted to be. My thoughts are with Debbie and your entire family. Judy Carpenter, Watertown, NY

  • March 12, 2017
    Steven Matteson lit a candle:
    Lit since March 12, 2017 at 3:17:59 PM