Donald "Carey" Matheson, 53, of Mooresville, NC, passed away on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, after a courageous battle of five years with colon cancer. A Celebration of Carey's Life will be held at First Baptist Church of Mooresville, 150 S. Church St, Mooresville, NC on Saturday, March 25 at 2:00 pm. Cavin-Cooke Funeral Home and Crematory in Mooresville, NC, is assisting the family.
Carey was born on November 12, 1969 in Eden, NC. He graduated from Morehead High School and attended UNC Charlotte. Carey was a General Contractor and owner of Under 1 Roof Construction. He was licensed in multiple states and did quality construction on jobs large and small.
Carey was a devoted husband to Christina Ogburn Matheson and father to Salem Olivia, Jax Riley, Creed Baron, Sawyer Levi and London Claire. In addition to his wife and children, he is survived by his father, Don (Pat) Matheson, mother, Deborah (Jeff) Albright White, sister, Andrea(Chris) Matheson Coe, brother-in-law, Matthew(Zayda) Ogburn, mother-in-law, Kay C. Ogburn, nieces Macie Coe, Maddy Ogburn, Maya Ogburn, and nephew, Chandler Coe.
Carey was preceded in death by his grandparents, Fred and Jeanette Matheson, Betty Matheson, Columbus, GA, David Albright, Stacey and Edna Trull, Graham, NC, and father-in-law, Rev. Lynn Ogburn, Mooresville, NC.
Memorials may be made to the Colorectal Cancer Alliance, 1025 Vermont Ave NW #1066, Washington, DC 20005.
Don and Pat, So sorry for your loss.Thinking of you. Love you Pat Roland
Pat RolandDeborah, I was saddened to hear of Carey's passing. I know how much you loved him. Please know you are in my prayers and may God give you comfort and strength in the day ahead. Remember those precious memories and hold them close to your heart.
Doris KeatonDoris Keaton
I will always remember Carey as he was a sincerely caring man, great father, hardworking and a fighter for life. He seemed to always have hope and a sense of humor even when not feeling his best! After a devastating hurricane (Florence) he was traveling from the peidmont to the shore. Under one roof .... a family man that loved with all he had and that lives on eternally. May your family heal and have hope and courage and Carey's spirit love in all our hearts forever. Sincerely with love and sympathy, Patty White
Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you all during this sad time. I have fond memories of Carey, and of you all. May God be with you.
Much love. Mardi Rockwell.
Mardi Marchman Rockwell
Debbie I am sorry to learn of the passing of your son. I can only imagine your heartbreak. Thinking of you and your family.
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