Doyle Dean Matteson, age 84, of Lilburn, passed away on Tuesday, January 7, 2014.
There will be a private family service at a later date.
A native of Casey, IL, Mr. Matteson was a United States Air Force veteran, a member of Mt. Park Methodist Church and a former employee of Cofer Brothers, Inc.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Joan Matteson of Lilburn; daughter, Joy Collins of Charleston, SC, son and daughter-in-law, Joe and Renee Matteson of Dahlonega; grandchildren, Michael and David Matteson, and sister, Marie Harris of Lake Mary, FL.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Ataxia Foundation at www.ataxia.org, or to the Georgia Pick & Bow Traditional Music School, Inc. at www.georgiapickandbow.org.
Condolences may be left at www.billheadfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, (770) 564-2726.