William T. Mathis, Jr., 86, of Ponte Vedra Beach, passed away July 25, 2013. Mr. Mathis graduated from the University of Florida and was a well-known and respected structural engineer. He worked with the Army Corp of Engineers, including NASA, early in his career and was integral in many key structures in Jacksonville.
Survivors include his wife Sarah A. Mathis; sons, Phillip D. Mathis and William T. Mathis III; sister, Rosalie Vinson; and grandchildren, Trevor Mathis, Jeffrey Mathis and Alex Gutt. A member of the Palms Presbyterian Church in Jacksonville Beach, a service to commemorate his life will be held 2 pm Monday, Aug. 5th in the church sanctuary, 3410 S. 3rd St., Jacksonville Beach, FL. The Rev. Dr. Tom Walker will preside. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the
. HARDAGE-GIDDENS FUNERAL HOME, 1701 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, FL.