WASHINGTON — James Richard “Rip” Mattingly, 93, of Washington, passed away Saturday at Eastgate Manor Nursing Center. Born Feb. 22, 1920, in Washington, he was the son of Joseph and Alma (Alberti) Mattingly. He served in World War II with the U.S. Army 741st Battalion. He was retired from the B and O Railroad. He loved gardening and camping with family and friends. He is survived by two daughters, Dianna (Steve) Lett and Brenda (Jim) Cannon, both of Washington; two sons, Larry (Monica) Mattingly and Gary (June) Mattingly, both of Washington; one sister, Shirly Bunte of Bruceville; one brother, Donald Mattingly of Washington; nine grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. His wife, Mary (Frankum) Mattingly, whom he married Nov. 22, 1941, died Aug. 15, 1990. He is also preceded in death by two sisters, Kathleen “Pat” Reckes and Eleanor Sturgeon, and two brothers, Harold and Charles Eugene Mattingly. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Ed Lee Mortuary, with Yvonne Evans officiating. Burial will be in St. John Cemetery. Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.edleemortuary.com
Feb. 22, 1920 - March 23, 2013
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