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    TX: Aviator Found True Love Twice

    April 09–Harry Mathews, air traffic controller, flight instructor, and pilot, was blessed with two great loves. As a youth, Mathews’ grandmother knew how to grab his attention. “She had a way of making Bible stories come alive,” wife Barbara Mathews said. “It was like she knew the characters and made them real to the kids.”. Moments like this forged Mathews’ faith and modeled the family he would later start. Mathews died April 5, 2018. He was 86. Having a penchant for living with purpose, Mathews did what he loved. As a teenager, Mathews played the drums for the country-western band The Circle Arrow Boys. It was a group that he…