Mr. James C. Mattox Jr., better known as "Jim", age 84 of Pensacola FL, fomerly of Guin, AL, passed away on Saturday, August 23, 2014 in Pensacola. Mr. Mattox was raised in Guin, AL, attended the University of North Alabama, and Samford University School of Pharmacy. He was a United States Army veteran, serving during the Korean conflict. Mr. Mattox worked for Pfeiffers's Drugs in Pensacola from 1957 until his retirement in 1993, and continued part time employment for some time after. Mr. Mattox was an avid golfer, taking every available opportunity to play, he enjoyed boating, fishing, and loved spending time with his family. Mr. Mattox was preceded in death by his parents, James C. Sr. and Lillian Bigler Mattox, 2 brothers, Charles and Robert Mattox, and a sister, Helen Mattox Hall. He is survived by his wife, Dortha Dean Dillard Mattox, children, Emily Mattox McGiboney, (John) of Birmingham, Mitzi Mattox Childs, (Rick) of Fairhope, and Rebecca Mattox Gwarjanski, of Birmingham, grandchildren, Lane McGiboney (Robbie), Sarah Childs, Daniel Childs, Jacob Gwarjanski, and Jordan Gwarjanski, great grandchildren, Ellen and Mason McGiboney. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 from Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Winfield City Cemetery. Miliatary Honors will be presented at the graveside. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. (service time) on Tuesday at the funeral home. In Lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to Covenant Hospice, 6479 Caroline St. Suite B, Milton, FL 32570. A memorial service will be held Saturday August 30, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. from Perdido Bay UMC on Innerarity Rd.
Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Mattox family.