Mr. Chris Lodge Matchett, 64, of Statesville, N.C., passed away at his residence on Wednesday, October 21, 2020. A native of York, Pa., he was born on March 4, 1956, and was the son of the late Kenneth Lodge Matchett and Cynthia “Cindy” Dee Matchett of Statesville.

He retired as an Aerospace Engineer for Lockheed-Martin. He was a member of Diamond Hill Baptist Church in Statesville.

In addition to his mother, Cindy, Mr. Matchett is survived by his son, Mark and Amanda Matchett of Canton, Ohio; son, Andy Matchett and wife Sandra, of Akron, Ohio; daughter, Amanda Matchett-Jewitt and her husband Bobby, of Canton; sister, Laurie Matchett Deasy and husband Neil, of Selma; grandchildren, Rachael Matchett, Natalie Matchett, and Lily Matchett; two nieces, Sarah Deasy and Hannah Deasy; and former wife, Janet Davis of Canton.

The family will receive friends Sunday, October 25, from 3 to 4 p.m. at Diamond Hill Baptist Church. A memorial service will follow from 4 to 5 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the local church of your choice or to the charity of your choice.

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Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Matchett family.