Tommy Mathers - Mobile Memorial Gardens Cemetery
April 15, 2013
May 22, 1959 – March 27, 2013
Funeral Schedule: 04/16/13 11:00 AM
Arrangements: Funeral ceremony from a local church followed by the cemetery committal service.
Burial Location: Garden of Jesus in the Temple
Tommy Greg Mathers, age 53, died on March 27, 2013, in Lian Yun Gang, Jiangsu China, while away on business. Mr. Mathers was a native of Nanafalia, AL, and a resident of Mobile. Mr. Mathers is survived by his loving wife of 14 years, Amber Eslava Mathers; three children, Gordon and Chloe Mathers, and his oldest son, Shay Mathers (Becky) of Mobile; Father, Bobby Mathers, and Mother, Betty and step-father, David Brown; one brother, Ronnie Mathers of Semmes, three sisters; Cathy Walley of Fairbanks, AK, Jackie Maxwell (Andy) of Elizabethton, TN and Merita Carroll (Tom) of Saraland. Tommy had many accomplishments in his life. In 1988, he achieved World Class Technician status in automobiles, trucks and paint & body repair. He had 25 years of service as an Automotive Service Director. He was a commercial pilot with flight instructor privileges for single and multi-engine airplanes, instrument instructor in both and advanced ground instructor, FAA Gold Seal Flight Instructor. He was an A&P Certified airplane mechanic. Tommy was Chief Pilot & Project Engineer for Continental Motors. He was also a member of Knollwood Church. But even more important than all his accomplishments, Tommy loved his family. He loved so much to watch his son play baseball and his daughter dance. He will be missed by many. Visitation will be held at Knollwood Church on Monday, April 15, 2013 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. with the funeral service to be held on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. from the church. Interment to follow at Mobile Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Knollwood Christian School, 1501 Knollwood Drive, Mobile, AL 36609.
Interment arrangements by Mobile Memorial Gardens Cemetery and Mausoleum, 6100 Three Notch Rd., Mobile, AL 36619 | 251-661-1333