Life Story / Obituary
MATHEY, JOHN ALAN, of Livonia, passed away on December 13, 2022, at 74 years old. John was born on December 17, 1947, in Dover, Ohio to the late John T. and Ruth L. (Hiltbrand) Mathey. John had grown up in Ohio and moved to Michigan after he had graduated from college. In Michigan, John had worked a long career in automotive engineering, most of his time spent with Ford Motor Company. John will be remembered for his love for HAM Radio. John had acquired his love for HAM Radio since he was very young, and he was extremely active in the LARC Club. John’s interest in HAM Radio had allowed him to communicate with others all over the world. John was also a very handy man who loved to help fix anything mechanical and electrical for friends and family. John is survived by his loving wife of over 34 years, Sandra Mathey; his siblings Peggy (Keith) Walker and Ruthie (Walter) Gibson; eight nieces and nephews; and numerous great-nieces and nephews. John was loved deeply and will be missed by many. A funeral service will be held at 7:00PM on Friday, December 16, 2022, at NEELY-TUROWSKI FUNERAL HOME (30200 FIVE MILE RD. LIVONIA, MI 48154). The Mathey family will accept visitors beginning from 4:00PM until the time of service.