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Jake Brently Durham Matthews

August 8, 1991 ~ August 1, 2022 (age 30)

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Jake Brently Durham Matthews, age 30 of Charleston, SC passed away Monday, August 1, 2022, in New Bern, NC. Jake was born on August 8, 1991, at Roper St Frances, Downtown Charleston, to Tasha Nicole Wimberly and the late Jimmie Bardine Matthews Jr. He was raised in Conway, SC, a graduate of Conway High School and became a certified welder who loved to travel to different jobs around the United States. He loved going to the gym and spending his time at the beach. He is an advocate for NA (Narcotics Anonymous) and he loved attending meetings regularly, speaking and telling his story to help others. He enjoyed meeting new people and he never met a soul who did not love him. He lit up every room he walked into with his huge, beautiful smile and his love goes unmatched. He leaves behind 2 sisters, Candace Matthews of Greenville, SC- Allison Gaskins (Tyler Gaskins) of Lake City, SC- 3 brothers, Daniel Matthews of Manteo, NC, River and Landen Johnson of Conway, SC. He was an amazing uncle to 3 nephews, Andrew Mason Dush, William Allen Gaskins, and Curtis Lee Gaskins. 1 niece, Ava Gracen Dew and he loved the time spent with them. Also, surviving are his paternal grandfather, Jimmie B. Matthews SR & his grandma, Glenda Matthews of Goose Creek, His Grandmother, Joyce Marie Matthews of Goose Creek, his uncle Jason Matthews, Uncle Michael Ward- 3 aunts, Rebecca Wimberly Illes, (Michael Illes), Ginger and Brandy Cox. Predeceased in death by his father, Maternal Grandparents, Jimmy and Karen Wimberly, niece -Haven Makinley Dew, and Uncle Jonathan B Matthews. 

Memorial and viewing will be held on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm.

Lewis Crematory & Funeral Services, LLC. 4947 Highway 17 Bypass South Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

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If love could have saved you, you would have never died. We love you, Jake Brently.

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Memorial Service
August 10, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lewis Crematory & Funeral Services
4947 Highway 17 Bypass South
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

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