OBITUARY: Eric Rivera Matlock

Eric Rivera Matlock

Mr. Eric Rivera Matlock of Lebanon, Tennessee, age 45, passed away at his residence.

Eric was born on August 8, 1976. He departed his life on August 14, 2021. He was a graduate of Lebanon High School.

He is survived by his mother Yvonne Matlock Garrett, his sisters Angelica Whitley and April Matlock Huntington (Prince Huntington). Niece Antuanae Kennedy and nephew Christian Smith. A host of Aunt’s cousins and friends. Dedicated friends Lavare Buford, Jermaine Cason, Marlo Rhodes, and Rodney Waters. Special cousin Howard Word.

He is preceded in death by his father Louie Matlock, grandmothers Louvenia Lambert, and Ruthie Matlock Hughes. Grandfathers Howard Whitley and Luther Matlock and Fred Hughes. Eric was a hardworking man and lived a great life until his sickness over a year ago. Eric is no longer suffering and is pain-free.

In observance of the CDC guidelines, and in light of the COVID-19 Delta Virus Variant we are still practicing 6-foot social distancing.
Temperature checks strictly enforced.

The family understands that due to the current concerns regarding large gatherings, many who wish to show their love and support in person will be unable to do so. Please leave your condolences online.
Therefore, they would like to express their gratitude for all the thoughts and prayers extended to them at this time.
We encourage you to leave condolences to the family via our website at

Keep the Matlock Family in your prayers.


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